In Memory of

Brian D. Ellis

August 23, 1956 - May 30, 2021
From: Rockwell City, IA

Rockwell City – Brian D. Ellis 64, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Rockwell City.  No Services are planned at this time.  Palmer & Swank Funeral Home, Rockwell City is serving the family.

     Brian is survived by his sisters, Diane Ellis DuBois of Milwaukee, WI, Joan Ellis Anderson of Charlotte, NC, Jessica (Russ) Weis of Cambridge, and Susan Jones of Manson; and other relatives and friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Dean Ellis and Margaret Wilson Ellis; brother Robert Dean Ellis II; sister Karen Ellis – Anderson; and stepmother Christine Ellis.

     Brian David Ellis was born August 23, 1956, in Fort Dodge, Iowa.  He graduated from Rockwell City High School with the Class of 1975.  In 1978, he served in the United States Air Force and was honorably discharged in 1982.  In 1993, he graduated from Emmaus Bible College in Dubuque, Iowa.  Brian lived in Rockwell City where he worked various jobs in the area. 



Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at 5:48 PM
“I have fond memories of our time growing up together "from across the street" and all our wonderful secrets we shared. RIP Brian!”
- Randy C Gray

Friday, June 4, 2021 at 9:59 AM
“So many great memories of good times with Brian. Rest in Peace! ”
- Sherrie Anderson Liebenow

Friday, June 4, 2021 at 9:45 AM
“Brian’s passing brings tears and lots of memories of a talented classmate. Fly high, Brian.”
- Lauri Gray McIntire

Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 8:39 PM
“Will always remember Brian and his great smile. Condolences to his family from a former RC classmate.”
- Janet Yeazel Pohl

Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 4:41 PM
“This makes my heart ache! He was such a huge part of our class. Praying he is finally at peace. ”
- Vicki Santee McClintock

Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 1:20 AM
“Was a very great friend. Rest in peace my fellow Veteran and class mate.”
- tim hoyt

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at 7:57 PM
“Jessica: sorry to hear of Brian’s passing, so sorry for your loss”
- Karen and Darrell Pedersen

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