[Editor's note: The following was originally posted on Legacy.com.]
Eric Bruno Ellers Jan. 29, 1934 - Aug. 24, 2013 Resident of Redwood City
Eric Bruno Ellers was born in Tientsin China on January 29, 1934 to Irene and Alexis Ellers. They all moved to San Francisco in 1951. He began a career with the airlines that lasted 45 years, 36 of them with American Airlines. Married for 58 years to Betty they lived in Redwood City.
Eric was a great father to Elaine and Ken (Melissa) and a wonderful grandfather to Adam (Gina), Anthony, Erica and Christopher. He also enjoyed spending time with his 2 great-grandchildren. Eric spent several years serving as a Boy Scout leader of troop 999 in Redwood City.
He was a life member of Redwood City Elks Lodge 1991. After retirement, Eric worked with the California Highway Patrol as a Senior Volunteer.
A viewing will be held on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 from 5:00pm-7:00pm and a Panikhida will follow at 7:00pm at Redwood Chapel 847 Woodside Road, Redwood City, CA. 94061.
A funeral service will be held at Skylawn Memorial Park HWY 92 and Skyline Blvd, San Mateo on Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 11:00 a.m.