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Albert Vernon Ellingson, 95

| October 6, 2021 1:00 AM

Beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Albert “Al” Vernon Ellingson, 95, of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho (formerly of the Silver Valley) passed away Oct. 2, 2021, at the Schneidmiller Hospice House in Coeur d’Alene. He was born June 10, 1926, in Reynolds, N.D. Al was the son of Elling and Katherine (Shriner) Ellingson.

Al proudly served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He moved to the Silver Valley in 1948 from San Francisco, Calif.

Al was united in marriage to Phyllis “Phyd” Boviall on May 5, 1951, in Kellogg, Idaho. Phyd passed away on April 8, 2018.

Al drove a delivery truck for Panhandle Distributors in Kellogg for 30 years. He then worked in maintenance for Ross Oil Company and lastly worked for True Value Hardware store in Wallace.

Al loved and enjoyed his family, snow skiing and flying airplanes.

Al is survived by two children, Gail (Royce) Peterson of Bullhead City, Ariz., and Jerry (Denise) Ellingson of Coeur d’Alene; five grandchildren, Kelly Villegas, Kerry Croston, Jerred (Nicole) Ellingson, Joseph Ellingson and Darren Hanson; and eight great-grandchildren, Whitni, Brayker, Kwynton, Kate, Abigail, Alexa, Payton and Sierra. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Al was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Phyd; three brothers and one sister.

Upon Al’s request, no memorial services will be held.

The family suggests memorials may be made to the Schneidmiller House, 2290 W. Prairie Ave., Coeur d’Alene, ID 83815.

Shoshone Funeral Services and Crematory, Kellogg, is entrusted with services. You may share your memories with Al’s family and sign his guest book at



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