Ellis A. Baily, 94

Ellis A. Baily, 94, of Marshalltown, IA passed away Saturday, October 21, 2017, at the Westbrook Acres Nursing Home, in Gladbrook, IA. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, October 25, 2017, at Anderson Funeral Homes, 405 W. Main St., Marshalltown. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at Anderson Funeral Homes. Interment will be at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens, in Marshalltown.

Ellis was born December 22, 1922 to Clarence W. and Melinda (Bushbom) Baily, in Marshalltown. He graduated from LaMoile High School. Ellis served his county in the United States Army during WWII. He was united in marriage to Helen Gunderson on May 2, 1949. She died March 2, 2004. Ellis farmed his entire life in the rural Marshall County area. He was a member of the American Legion and former member of the Elks Club.

Ellis is survived by two sons; Robert E. Baily of Albion, IA, Clair Baily of Liscomb, IA, a daughter, Betty L. Hagedorn of Liscomb, seven grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen, a son, Jerry Baily, three sisters, Florence Nevious, Kathryn Baer, Lucille Kinart, two brothers in infancy, Clarence and Richard.