Luella Hollis

Luella Jewell Hollis, 88, of Leavenworth, passed away Thursday, April 21, 2016, at Medicalodge in Leavenworth. She was born July 22, 1927, in Delphos, Kan., the daughter of Jesse W. and Ella G. (Collins) McKain.

Luella Hollis

Luella married Ted C. Hollis in Delphos, Kan. After they married they lived in Wichita, Kan., where she lived until the last six years. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Jody L Wirth.

She is survived by her son, Jerry E. Hollis of Leavenworth; and her sister in-law, Jean Cleverdon of Mulvane, Kan.

Luella worked at Walmart into her 80s. She was a cancer survivor of the 1960s. She loved all animals, but especially cats. She enjoyed playing bingo and playing the piano.

Friends may call for viewing from noon to 4 p.m. Friday, April 29, 2016, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. Graveside service and burial will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 30, 2016, at Delphos Cemetery in Delphos, Kan. Memorial are suggested to Hope Clinic (Spay-Neuter dogs and cats 728 Cherokee, Leavenworth, KS.)