Ellen I. Allen (nee Stott)
Age 86 of Huggins, Missouri and formerly of Morris, Illinois and Wilmington, Illinois, passed away Wednesday afternoon, April 15, 2020 at Life Care Center in Waynesville, Missouri.
Born December 31, 1933 in Joliet, Illinois, Ellen was a daughter of Thomas R. and Yvette (Boutet) Stott. She was raised and educated in Morris and graduated from Morris Community High School.
Ellen worked as an accounting clerk for the US Government at the Joliet Army Ammunition Plant prior to owning and operating the Vi-Ellen Fabric and Seamstress Shop with her daughter Violette. Ellen was a master quilter and seamstress her entire life, and taught needlework, sewing, quilting and knitting. She was an active member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Houston, Missouri; belonged to Positive Piecers and served as the first president of Friends of the Library in Mountain Grove, Missouri.
Survivors include her daughter, Violette Baskerville of Wilmington, Illinois; five grandchildren: Michael (Patricia) Baskerville, Matthew Baskerville, Aage Hansen III, Charles (Lori) Hansen and Raine Hansen; several great grandchildren; two brothers: Thomas (Phyllis) Stott and Roland (Jane) Stott; daughter-in-law, Lorraine “Toni” Hansen-Barrus; one brother-in-law, Ken Bell, and numerous nieces and nephews, as well as her dear friends, Richard, Angelika and Johnny Record.
Ellen was preceded in death by her parents; husband Max Allen; son, Aage H. Hansen; sister, Caroline Bell; brother, Robert Stott; son-in-law, Robert M. Baskerville and one granddaughter, Theresa Hansen-Daskevich.
Private family funeral services will be held, and she will be laid to rest in Evergreen Cemetery in Morris.
A memorial service at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Houston, Missouri will be planned at a later date.
Family and friends may sign the guest book, upload photographs or share Ellen’s memorial page online through social media by logging onto: www.ReevesFuneral.com/obituary/Ellen-Allen
Funeral services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Reeves Funeral Homes, Ltd. in Morris ( 815-942-2500 )