Margaret Emma Ellithorpe
1914 - 2020
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MARGARET EMMA (DUBACK) ELLITHORPE
May 3, 1914 ˜ October 29, 2020

Margaret died peacefully the evening of Oct. 29, 2020. She was a lifelong resident of Vancouver, WA; born May 3, 1914, to Harry and Nellie Duback.
She graduated in 1932 from Union High School. Margaret had several odd jobs including working in the prune driers until she met and married the love of her life, William Ellithorpe. Together they spent the next 52 years together and raised seven children.
Margaret loved to garden and grow flowers. She also loved to sew and do embroidery work. She crocheted beautiful doilies.
Margaret was preceded in death by her beloved husband, William; and four grandchildren.
She is survived by one sister, Minnie Wiest of Vancouver; seven children, Vincent, James and Steven (Judy) of Battle Ground, WA, Ernie, Alice Smith, Kathleen Gibson and Claudia Villanueva of Vancouver; 16 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren.
There will be a private burial service.
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Published in The Columbian on Nov. 8, 2020.
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November 11, 2020
Hello to all of Margaret’s family, Many years ago I was a close neighbor on 136th Ave, formerly Route 1 Box 3000. We lived on the corner, only separated by my parents barn. Please accept my sincere condolences. Sorry I missed seeing your mother at the (new Union High School) reunions....
Beverly (Hopfe) Brosam
Neighbor
November 10, 2020
MARGARET BABY SET ME IN THE EARLY 1930'S WHEN SHE WAS ABOUT 18. SHE PUT ME TO BED FOR FLIPPING COCOA ON HER YOUNGER SISTER WHO WAS VISITING. I WOULD HAVE BEEN ABOUT 5. I COMPLAINED TO MY MOTHER WHEN SHE ARRIVED HOME ABOUT BEING PUT TO BED IN MIDDLE OF THE DAY. GOT NO SYMPATHY. AS YEARS WENT BY THIS EPISODE BECAME MARGARET AND MY PRIVATE REMEMBRANCE. GREAT LADY. BOB RODGERS
Served In Military Together
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