Elliott, Henry C’Dink’

Elliott, Henry C’Dink’                                              h/Joyce I (Voss)

Burial Date:    2014, 06/28            Age: 88            Lot:  211 H

War: WW2      Purple Heart

LYONS – Henry C. “Dink” Elliott, 88, died June 24, 2014, at Rice County District Hospital, Lyons. He was born April 13, 1926, in Alden, the son of Carl C. and Helen J. (Bennett) Elliott. A resident of Lyons, he was a retired Electrician for Knotts Berry Farm in Buena Park, Calif.

He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army, having received the Purple Heart. He was a member of the NRA, American Legion, and DAV.

On May 6, 1947, he married Joyce I. Voss in Pratt. She survives. Other survivors include: two sons, Clark W. Elliott (Sue), Lyons, and Kenneth D. Elliott (Carol), Clovis, Calif.; two daughters, Susan D. Flynn (Robert), Clovis, Calif., and Rebecca L. Armstrong (Greg), Great Bend; a brother, James Ray Elliott, Hutchinson; three sisters, Norma Goertzen, Kingman, Ariz., Vera Gulick, Nickerson, and Nina Fox, Hutchinson.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, four sisters and a granddaughter.

Graveside service at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 28, 2014, in Sterling Community Cemetery, Sterling, with Pastor Bryan Elliott presiding. Military honors will be conducted by Fort Riley Honor Guard and Sterling American Legion and Legion Riders. Memorials may be made to Rice County on Aging or American Legion Color Guard, in care of Birzer Funeral Home, Lyons.
DATELINE: Lyons
NAME:  Henry C. “Dink” Elliott
AGE: 88
DATE OF DEATH: June 24, 2014
PLACE OF DEATH: Rice County District Hospital, Lyons
DATE OF BIRTH: April 13, 1926
PLACE OF BIRTH: Alden, Ks
PARENTS: Carl C. and Helen J. (Bennett) Elliott
RESIDENCE: Lyons
OCCUPATION: Retired Electrician for Knotts Berry Farm in Buena Park, California
EDUCATION:
VETERAN: US Army  WW II
Veteran having received the Purple Heart.
MEMBERSHIPS: NRA, American Legion, DAV
DATE OF MARRIAGE: May 6, 1947
PLACE OF MARRIAGE: Pratt, KS
SPOUSE:  Joyce I. Voss
SURVIVORS:  Wife, Joyce, Lyons; 2 Sons, Clark W. Elliott (Sue), Lyons; Kenneth D. Elliott (Carol), Clovis, CA.; 2 Daughters, Susan D. Flynn (Robert), Clovis, CA.; Rebecca L. Armstrong (Greg), Great Bend, KS; 1 Brother, James Ray Elliott, Hutchinson; 3 Sisters, Norma Goertzen, Kingman, AZ.; Vera Gulick, Nickerson, KS; Nina Fox, Hutchinson.
PRECEDED IN DEATH BY:  Parents, 1 Brother, 4 Sisters and 1 Granddaughter.
FUNERAL SERVICES: 10:30 AM, Saturday, June 28, 2014 at the Sterling Community Cemetery.
OFFICIATING: Pastor Bryan Elliott
BURIAL: Sterling Community Cemetery
MILITARY HONORS: US Army Big Red One, Sterling American Legion and Legion Riders.
VISITATION: NA
MEMORIALS: Rice County on Aging or American Legion Color Guard c/o Birzer Funeral Home