May 27, 2024

Ella L. Griffin, age 85, passed away on Sunday, October 23, 2016 at Greeley County Long Term Care in Tribune, Kansas. Ella was born September 14, 1931 in Ashton, Kansas, the daughter of Harold Eugene & Georgia Elizabeth (Lawson) Kinlund. She was a farm wife and homemaker and had been a Greeley County resident since 1944 moving from Syracuse, Kansas.

Ella was a member of the United Methodist Church, Red Hat Society and the VFW Auxiliary. She was a lifetime member and served as a docent for the Greeley County Historical Society and was the 2016 recipient of the Farm Bureau Century Farm award for over 100 years of production. 

On July 24, 1950 she married Lyle L. Griffin in Raton, New Mexico. Lyle passed away on July 11, 1995 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Ella’s surviving family includes-

Two Daughters-

Julia K. Fisher- Tribune, Kansas

Rita L. Shumate- Garden City, Kansas

Three siblings-

Verna Harris- Tribune, Kansas

Neal Kinlund- San Marcos, Texas

Nat & Diane Kinlund- Longmont, Colorado

Sister in Law-

Mary Lou Kinlund- Tribune, Kansas

Three Grandchildren

Amanda & Justin McCall- Hays, Kansas

Sarah & Josh Reasoner- Riley, Kansas

Ben Fisher- Tribune, Kansas

Four Great Grandchildren-

Zachary & Kamryn McCall- Hays, Kansas

Aubrey & Teagan Reasoner- Riley, Kansas 

Her parents, husband, siblings including Arlyss Kinlund, Vivian Engle and her husband Russell, Sister in law, Becky Kinlund & Brother in Law, Charles Harris precede her in death  

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 am (MST) Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at the United Methodist Church in Tribune, Kansas with Pastor Robert Selvakumra officiating. Burial will be in Greeley County Cemetery in Tribune, Kansas 

Friends may call from 1:00 pm until 8:00 pm Tuesday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Tribune, Kansas.

Memorials may be given to the United Methodist Church or Greeley County Long Term Care in care of the funeral home.