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Ladd Edward Elliott

September 8, 1915 April 23, 2018
Ladd Edward Elliott
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Ladd Edward Elliott was born September 8, 1915, in Yamhill, Oregon, to Samuel Elliott and Edith Nichols Elliott. He moved with his parents to Malheur, Oregon, in 1928. He returned to the Willamette Valley in 1936 to work in his aunt's lumber mill at Yamhill.
Mr. Elliott was the great-grandson of Oregon Pioneer, Charles Richard McKay. Mr. McKay emigrated from Canada to the Oregon Territory in 1841 with the Sinclair Party. He later took a donation land claim in Oregon and was one of the early settlers to vote for the establishment of Oregon's Provisional Government at Champoeg in 1843.
Ladd married Carmella Paolo on December 26, 1939. They celebrated their 75th anniversary in 2014.
Ladd also worked as a blacksmith, truck driver, and logger. He retired as head custodian from Yamhill Grade School after 25 years of service. He was a volunteer for the Yamhill Fire Department for many years. He enjoyed hunting and camping, and was an avid reader.
Ladd died on April 23, 2018 at the age of 102 years. Survivors include his children Lawrence Elliott (Susie) of McMinnville, Gerald Elliott (JoAnn) of Keizer, and Patricia Murray (Jerry) of Salem; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister, Sylvia Rogers, of LaGrande, Oregon, as well as many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death in 2015 by his spouse, Carmella Elliott, and by his sister, Rosemary Paolo, of Yamhill.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Macy & Son, 135 N, Evans, McMinnville, Oregon. Viewing will be on Friday, April 27, 2018 from 4-7 at Macy & Son. Interment will be at St. James Catholic Cemetery, McMinnville, Oregon. A reception will follow at St. James Catholic Church in McMinnville. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made either to the Yamhill Fire Protection District, PO Box 249, Yamhill, OR 97148 or to Bristol Hospice, 10365 SE Sunnyside Rd., Suite 340, Clackamas, OR 97015.


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4:00 PM 4/27/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 4/27/2018 7:00:00 PM
Macy & Son Funeral Directors

135 NE Evans Street
McMinnville, OR 97128

Macy & Son Funeral Directors
135 NE Evans Street McMinnville 97128 OR
United States

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Saturday

28

Apr

10:30 AM 4/28/2018 10:30:00 AM
Macy & Son Funeral Directors

135 NE Evans Street
McMinnville, OR 97128

Interment will be at St. James Catholic Cemetery, McMinnville, Oregon. A reception will follow at St. James Catholic Church in McMinnville.

Macy & Son Funeral Directors
135 NE Evans Street McMinnville 97128 OR
United States
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