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Glenn Rea Ellis, M.D.

September 24, 1925 ~ May 18, 2018 (age 92)

Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather.

Of Fair Oaks, CA, passed way on May 18, 2018, a native of St. Joseph, Missouri, age 92 years. Survived by his loving wife: Carol Lee Grossman Ellis, daughter and son, Lee Ann and Jeffrey Peters, grandchildren; Heather Marie and Matthew David Peters, great grandson; Lexington Carter Weaver. Preceded in death by his mother Mary Katherine Gillespie Ellis, father Verl Rea Ellis and daughter Angela Rea Ellis Henson. Glenn was born on September 24, 1925. He graduated from Los Angeles High School. He had a bachelor’s degree in Time & Motion from Cambridge University. His D.O.  was from the Kirksville College of Osteopathy, another bachelor’s from N.W. Missouri State University in Science and Chemistry where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. His M.D. was from the University of Southern California. He studied surgery at John’s Hopkins Hospital. Glenn's first practice was in Craine, Missouri, where he was also the Mayor and Magistrate. He served as the Hospital Administrator in Waynesville, Missouri. He moved to Sacramento, California and practiced there until his retirement in 1979.

Glenn was a proud veteran, who served in WWII. He was a 1st Lieutenant in the 8th Air Force, where he flew out of Bassingborn, England. He received a Purple Heart, the 8th Air Force Campaign Medal, Victory Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, and EAME Medal with 3 Oakleaf Clusters.

He will be interred in Yuma, Arizona with family at a later date.  One of the Greatest Generations, gone but not forgotten.

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