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Death: Heather Lynn Ellis

Heather Lynn Ellis, beloved daughter and sister, returned to her Heavenly Father Oct. 2, 1997 due to kidney failure.

Born December 27, 1971 to loving parents, Donna Lee Snyder and Robert Wayne Ellis in Upland, California. She brought great joy to her family. Although she suffered kidney problems from the age of 15, she was determined to live life to the fullest.A vibrant and beautiful girl, she was elected student body president of Upland High School where she graduated in 1990. She then attended BYU where she was a student body officer, graduating in Family Science in 1995.She was pursuing a Masters degree in Marriage and Family Counseling at Azusa Pacific College at the time of her death.

Active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, she lived as a true Christian.

She leaves behind many loving family members, parents, brothers and sisters, Kirsten (Mark) Johnson, Las Vegas, NV; Shauna (Alan) Kump of Idaho Falls, ID; Robert (Lori) Ellis of Ventura, CA; Deanne Ellis and Jeffrey Ellis, currently attending BYU, Provo; Jennifer and Matthew of Upland, CA; grandmothers, Lelia Ellis, Upland, CA; and Ruth Flint, Sweet Home, OR; many aunts and uncles, cousins, niece, nephews and friends who loved her dearly.

We admired her stamina and positive attitude, and although we know she has gone to a better place, we will miss her very much.

Funeral will be in Upland, CA, Monday, 1 p.m. Flowers may be sent to Stone Funeral Home, 355 E. 9th Street, Upland, CA 91786

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