Ronald Ellet, 60

Ronald Keith Ellet, 60, rural Noble County, went home to be with the Lord, at 8:15 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 17, at his home. He was born June 23, 1954 in Wabash, to John Jr. and Martha (Scheffer) Ellet.

Ronald was a 1972 graduate of Wabash High School.  He was an veteran of the U.S. Army.  He married Tonnie (Wright) in Wabash on April 14, 1979. Ron worked 38 years for Kroger Grocery, 27 years in Wabash and 11 years in Columbia City. He was a member of Broadway Christian Chapel, in Kimmell, where he served as a deacon and trustee. He loved the Lord, fishing, motorcycles, family, friends, and Bible study.

He is survived by his wife, Tonnie Ellet, Albion; two children, Derrick (Alissa) Ellet,  Columbia City, and Lisa Sweet, Noblesville; six grandchildren, Dillen Ellet and Gibson Ellet, both of Columbia City, Riley Spelman, Trevor Spelman, and Alaina Spelman, and Elias Sweet, all of Noblesville; mother, Martha Ellet, Wabash; four sisters, Marlene (Bob) Erb, Carol Hess, Donna (Marty) Worthman, and Theresa (John) Drefke, all of Fort Wayne; two brothers, Frank (Tammy) Ellet, Wabash; and John (Wendy) Ellet, Roann; several nieces and nephews, mother-in-law, Mary Wright, Wabash; brothers-in-law, Daryl Novak, Churubusco; and Tony (Sue) Wright, Angola; and sister-in-law, Tammy (Mike) Plummer, Wabash. He was preceded in death by his father, and sister, Pat Novak.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 21, held at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Rev. Chris Thurow and Kurt Snyder officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call from 2-6 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Broadway Christian Church, Wolf Lake Food Bank, or Hospice of Whitley County.

The memorial guest book for Ron may be signed at

Posted on 2014 Dec 19