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Memorial Service for Ellis


A memorial service for Professor Paul Ellis will be held Saturday, February 26th at 10:00 a.m. at the
Washburn and McReavy Funeral Chapel, Edina.

Professor Ellis died suddenly of a heart attack on February 20th. Ellis was a theoretical physicist and member of the School of Physics and Astronomy faculty for more than 31 years. He is survived by his wife Alicja Ellis, a son, Aleksander Ellis, his wife Yaara, and their son Kye.

The Ellis family has asked that memorials be directed to the Animal Humane Society of Golden Valley, 845 Meadow Lane North Golden Valley, MN 55422; (763)-489-2201.

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