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Ellen M. (Simms) Birkinbine

Memorial for Ellen M. (Simms) Birkinbine

Born in Hobbs, Indiana on Jun. 4, 1924
Departed on Jan. 16, 2017 and resided in Alexandria, IN.
Visitation: Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Service: Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017
1:00 pm
Cemetery: K of P I.O.O.F. Cemetery
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ALEXANDRIA, IN- Ellen M. (Simms) Birkinbine, 92, Alexandria passed away on Monday, January 16, 2017 at Community Northview Care Center in Anderson following an extended illness.

She was born on June 4, 1924 in Hobbs to Frank and Lottie (Schwinn) Simms. Ellen has resided in Alexandria since 1945. She had worked at Aladdin industries, formerly of Alexandria. She was a long time and active member of the Alexandria First Christian Church and the Christian Women's Fellowship of the church. She was a member of the Smilette Club. She enjoyed crocheting and working jigsaw puzzles.

2 Sons-James (Joyce) Birkinbine and Rodney Birkinbine all of Anderson
2 Grandchildren-Holly Birkinbine-Anderson, Derek Birkinbine-Grand Rapids, Michigan
Great-Granddaughter-Meghan Birkinbine-Anderson
Several nieces and nephews

Ellen was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 56 years-Lloyd Birkinbine in 2001, 2 sons-Michael Birkinbine and Roger Birkinbine and siblings Phyllis Castor, Melvin Simms and Norman Simms.

A service honoring Ellen's life and faith will take place at 1 pm on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at Alexandria First Christian Church, 215 West Berry Street with Pastor Julia Bratton officiating. Interment will follow in K of P-IOOF Cemetery in Frankton. Friends may call at the church after 11 am on Thursday prior to the service.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the First Christian Church through the funeral home

Noffze Funeral Home in Alexandria is honored to serve the Birkinbine Family.

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