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Ella Augusta O'BANION

May 2, 1933 ~ February 19, 2021 (age 87)


Ella Augusta O'Banion went to be with her Lord on Friday, February 19, 2021 in her home surrounded by her loved ones.
She was born May 2, 1933 on a farm in Tarkio, Missouri to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Walter. She was the fifth child of ten, all deceased. She worked multiple jobs while attending college and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Education from Northwest Missouri State College in 1958. The next year in Brighton, Colorado she married Donald O'Banion, a Missouri friend fresh out of the Marine Corps. She then went on to live in Grand Junction and taught at Lincoln OM Elementary school. In 1961 she became a mother and a homemaker when her first son, David, was born followed by Daniel in 1964. Over the years she was involved with 4-H, FFA, and church services at The Fountains Assisted Living Community. Ella loved the outdoors-camping, hiking, and fishing but her greatest joy was her family.
Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 61 years, Donald E. O'Banion; children, David O'Banion, Daniel and Kara O'Banion; six grandchildren; five great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, February 25th from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at River of Life Church 701 24 1/2 Road Grand Junction, Colorado 81505.

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Celebration of Life
February 25, 2021

11:30 AM
River of Life Church (Colorado)

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