Ella L. Griffin, age 85, passed away on Sunday, October 23, 2016 at Greeley County Long Term Care in Tribune, Kansas. Ella was born September 14, 1931 in Ashton, Kansas, the daughter of Harold Eugene & Georgia Elizabeth (Lawson) Kinlund. She was a farm wife and homemaker and had been a Greeley County resident since 1944 moving from Syracuse, Kansas.
Ella was a member of the United Methodist Church, Red Hat Society and the VFW Auxiliary. She was a lifetime member and served as a docent for the Greeley County Historical Society and was the 2016 recipient of the Farm Bureau Century Farm award for over 100 years of production.
On July 24, 1950 she married Lyle L. Griffin in Raton, New Mexico. Lyle passed away on July 11, 1995 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Ella’s surviving family includes-
Julia K. Fisher- Tribune, Kansas
Rita L. Shumate- Garden City, Kansas
Verna Harris- Tribune, Kansas
Neal Kinlund- San Marcos, Texas
Nat & Diane Kinlund- Longmont, Colorado
Sister in Law-
Mary Lou Kinlund- Tribune, Kansas
Amanda & Justin McCall- Hays, Kansas
Sarah & Josh Reasoner- Riley, Kansas
Ben Fisher- Tribune, Kansas
Four Great Grandchildren-
Zachary & Kamryn McCall- Hays, Kansas
Aubrey & Teagan Reasoner- Riley, Kansas
Her parents, husband, siblings including Arlyss Kinlund, Vivian Engle and her husband Russell, Sister in law, Becky Kinlund & Brother in Law, Charles Harris precede her in death .
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 am (MST) Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at the United Methodist Church in Tribune, Kansas with Pastor Robert Selvakumra officiating. Burial will be in Greeley County Cemetery in Tribune, Kansas.
Friends may call from 1:00 pm until 8:00 pm Tuesday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Tribune, Kansas.
Memorials may be given to the United Methodist Church or Greeley County Long Term Care in care of the funeral home.