Dr. Stewart “Doc” Ellis, Father of Walt ’81, Marty ’82 and John ’84 and Grandfather of Annie ’18
Dr. Stewart “Doc” Ellis
Father of Walt ’81, Marty ’82 and John ’84
Grandfather of Annie ’18
May 7, 1925 – Nov. 12, 2016
Mass of Christian Burial will be 2:00 pm, Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Cold Spring, MN for Dr. Stewart C. Ellis, age 91, who died Saturday at home. Internment will be in the parish cemetery.
Relatives and friends may call from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Tuesday at Wenner Funeral Home in Cold Spring, MN and from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at St. Boniface Catholic Church Narthex Wednesday, November 16, 2016.
Stewart was born in Kimball, MN to Walter and Frances (Stein) Ellis. He married Mechthild (Tildy) Mueller on February 24, 1962 in Nativity Catholic Church in St. Paul. He Graduated from Kimball High School in 1944.
He completed undergraduate studies at the University of Minnesota and graduated from Iowa State University (Ames) with a degree in Veterinary Medicine in 1949. Stewart served in the US Army Veterinary Corp. He worked at Veterinary Clinics in both Bricelyn and Minneota, MN.
Stewart then started his own practice in Cold Spring (Cold Spring Veterinary Clinic) in 1952 and later the St. Joseph Veterinary Clinic. Stewart was a founding member of the Rocori school Board, where he served for many years.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time at Big Fish Lake. He thoroughly enjoyed watching his grandchildren participate in their activities and spending time with family. Stewart and his wife traveled extensively throughout the world.
Survivors include his wife, Tildy of 54 years; sons, Walt ’81 (Trecia), Marty ’82 (Suzy) and John ’84 (Sara); grandchildren, Maggie, Jack, Charlie, Annie ’18, Luke, Anna, Thomas and Kate.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, John (2013); sister, Ena (2016); grandson, Sam (1999).
In Lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.
The Saint John’s Prep community remembers Stewart’s family and friends in our thoughts and prayers.
“Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted. Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth. Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled. Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy. Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God. Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.”
– Matthew 5:3-9