Obituary of Ellie Tolle |

Obituary of Ellie Tolle

Ellie Tolle passed away peacefully on October 25, 2015 after many years living with dementia. She was 91.

She was born in Richmond, CA in 1924. She was raised in Stockton, CA where she met and married her one and only Bill Tolle. They moved to Philadelphia for a year after the war but they returned to Stockton to raise her two children, Bob and Gail.

She moved with her family in 1959 to Grass Valley. She was active in the United Methodist church of Grass valley and the North Star Christian academy. The family had an exchange student from Norway, Oyvind Gulliksen in 1963-1964. She later worked at the county hospital as a therapist. She was involved in Woman’s Aglow, the Living Well medical Clinic and many Bible studies. She was quite the prayer warrior.

Her gentle, caring nature was abundant in her willingness to help others and in the raising of her children and grandchildren.

She loved her animals, especially those in need.

She is survived by her daughter, Gail Jones; grandchildren Tom Tolle, Kelly Rowland, Burt Jones and K.C. Jones Pitko; and great grand children Keara, Konner and Cooper.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Bill and son Bob.

She had private services.

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