Ellis William Allen

Ellis William Allen, age 71 passed away on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at home surrounded by family and friends. He was born on May 17, 1949 in Michigan City, IN to Frances Virdell Worlds Gooden and William Allen.

Ellis was a retired electrical and computer engineer at Compugraphics in Chicago, Illinois for 20 years. Ellis also served in the United States Army as an Electrical Engineer and air traffic controller. He also worked at the Hope Program and Michigan City community centers fixing computers. Ellis was a great conversationalist and always left you with a smile with his quick wit and clever jokes.

He was preceded in death by both parents, his brothers, Russell Gooden and Reggie Gooden. Ellis is survived by his brother, children, and grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 14, 2020 from 1 pm-3 pm at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Conference Room, 401 W. Kieffer Rd., Michigan City, IN 46360 following strict social distance guidelines with masks and hand sanitizer. The Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, Michigan City, IN handled arrangements.

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