He was a self employed contractor and a former partner in
Els Construction, a member of First Baptist Church of
Hillsboro, Carpenters Union Local# 2214, Past Master
and a member of Joachim Masonic Lodge # 164 A.F. &
A.M., charter member of the Sho-Me Car Club and charter
member of the Hillsboro Civic Club.
Survived by son-Milton E. "Gene" (Linda) Els of Hillsboro
Missouri, son- Robert D.(Linda) Els of Greenville MO, son
Kenneth L. (Kathy) Els of Hillsboro Missouri, son-
Dennis J. (Doris) Els of Centralia Illinois, son- David P.
(Kim) Els of Ozark Missouri, as well as 14 grandchildren
and 19 great Grandchildren.
Preceded in death by his wife- Mary Pearl Els, father-Henry
J. Els, mother-Blanche Els (nee Janssen), brother-Daniel
W. Els, sister Arethadell " Ritz" Winge. and Sister- Ida Copenhaver.