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Tula Ellis

March 1, 1928 - February 24, 2018

Tula Ellis Tula Ellis
    March 2, 2018 | 9:00 - 10:30 A.M.
  • Yurs Funeral Home
    1771 W. State Street
    Geneva, Illinois60134
  • March 2, 2018 | 10:30 A.M.
  • Yurs Funeral Home
    1771 W. State Street
    Geneva, Illinois 60134
  • Burial Location
    Union Cemetery, St. Charles, Illinois

Tula Ellis, age 89 of Geneva, passed away February 24, 2018. She was born to Louis and Amelia Kacheres in St. Charles, Illinois. She was a devoted wife, mother, Yiayia (grandmother), and a life-long member of her church. Tula will be remembered for her work ethic, wisdom, generosity, and dedication to her family.

She is survived by her children Gina (Rich) Fritz, Louis (Mary) Ellis, Melia (Nick) Linardos, grandchildren  Michael, Anna, Demi, Nicole, Christine, John, Tina, Connie, nieces Georgia (James) Darras, Louise (Dean) Mamalakis, and her beloved extended family.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 57 years John D. Ellis, siblings, James L. Kacheres, Helen (James) Mangos, George L. Kacheres.

Visitation will be 9-10:30 A.M. Friday, March 2, 2018 at Yurs Funeral Home 1771 W. State Street, Geneva, Illinois 60134. Funeral Services will follow visitation at 10:30 A.M. at Yurs Funeral Home. Contributions may be made to Assumption Greek Orthodox Church Scholarship Fund, 601 S. Central Ave., Chicago, IL 60644.

To leave an online condolence for the family, visit the funeral home’s obituary page at For more information, please call Yurs Funeral Home of Geneva, 630-232-7337.


Patty & Randy Adams from Normal , IL

"So sorry for your loss. Will be keeping you in our"

The State Bank of eneva from Geneva, IL

"From all of us at The State Bank of Geneva we send our deepest sympathy to Tula's Family. May she rest in peace."

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