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“Hello Papa!! I miss you. Seven years. The past year and a half have been crazy!!!! We are in a pandemic, Covid 19. Never did I ever think I'd see a...Read More »
1 of 33 | Posted by: Karen Morrow - Lincoln, IL

“Seven years Ellery, miss your Sunday night weekly calls. Your daughter Karen and I exchange texts (modern times)usually every two weeks to keep up on...Read More »
2 of 33 | Posted by: Claudia Harvey - Winchester, NH

“Hello Papa... hope all is well with you and Momma. I can't believe it's been 6 years!!! I still see you laugh and smile. And hear you say hey in...Read More »
3 of 33 | Posted by: Karen Morrow - Lincoln, IL

“Hello Papa!!!! Hope all is good with you and Momma. I can't believe 6 years have come and gone since we last seen each other. I hold your laugh and...Read More »
4 of 33 | Posted by: Karen Morrow - Lincoln, IL

“How can it be 6 years already, miss you just like it was yesterday. Until we meet again. Love, Brother Ken and Claudia ”
5 of 33 | Posted by: Claudia Harvey - Winchester, NH

“Happy Fathers Day Papa 2020!!!!! Sorry this is a few days late....I did talk to you all day on Fathers Day. I miss you Papa so much. I Love You...Read More »
6 of 33 | Posted by: Karen Morrow - Lincoln, IL

“Happy 77th Birthday Papa!!!! I miss you sooo much. The world is crazy right now.... Covid19. I Love You Always, Karen ”
7 of 33 | Posted by: Karen Morrow - Lincoln, IL

“Happy 55th Anniversary Papa and Momma!!! I miss you both so much. Your never far from my heart. I Love You Always, Karen ”
8 of 33 | Posted by: Karen Morrow - Lincoln, IL

“Hello Papa to a New Year-2020! I don't know where 2019 went!!! I miss you Papa with all my heart. Hope your riding that motorcycle and visiting with...Read More »
9 of 33 | Posted by: Karen Morrow - Lincoln, IL

“Hello Papa! It's been 5 years today since I got to see you smile or hear you laugh. I miss you soooo much . I have wonderful memories of your...Read More »
10 of 33 | Posted by: Karen Morrow - Lincoln, IL

“Happy Thanksgiving Papa! I'm so thankful for you and the time I got to spend with you. I Love You Always Papa ”
11 of 33 | Posted by: Karen Morrow - Lincoln, IL

“Happy Thanksgiving Papa! I'm so thankful for you and the time I got to spend with you. I Love You Always Papa ”
12 of 33 | Posted by: Karen Morrow - Lincoln, IL

“Hello Papa! I miss you so much today as the day you were called home. I still hear you say "hello honey" and "hey" the funny way you say it. I Love...Read More »
13 of 33 | Posted by: Karen Morrow - Lincoln, IL

“Three years Ellery, we miss you as much today as the day you left us. We listen to your last voice message often just to hear your voice. We love you...Read More »
14 of 33 | Posted by: Claudia Harvey - Winchester, NH

“2 years ago today you left us. how sad we all are. we love you dad. I think about you every day day. I talk to you every day. I miss you so much,.Mom...Read More »
15 of 33 | Posted by: linda carter - manito, IL

“Two years tomorrow, taken too soon, you didn't have a chance to really enjoy your retirement, camping, fishing and going on motorcycle rides. We miss...Read More »
16 of 33 | Posted by: Claudia Harvey - Winchester, NH

“One year 3 days since we scattered your ashes in your native land of NH. We miss you, we miss our Sunday evening chats via the phone, we miss you in...Read More »
17 of 33 | Posted by: Claudia & Ken Harvey - Winchester, NH

“I MISS YOU GRANDPA!!!!:( :( :( :( :( :( :( ”
18 of 33 | Posted by: kaitlynn - kilburn, IL

“ITS BEEN 2 MTHS. WE WENT TO NEW HAMPSHIRE last week and spread ur ashes. u r now through out new hamshire on a back of a harley. plus u r with ur...Read More »
19 of 33 | Posted by: linda and randy carter - manito, IL

“its been 1 month since u left us dad.... its still hard and sad. everyday i ache for u. u never leave my mind. mom is ok, she still crys so hard for...Read More »
20 of 33 | Posted by: linda and randy carter - manito, IL

“I had the pleasure of working with Ellery during all 20 of his years at G&D. Ellery always treated me with respect and was one the best drivers we...Read More »
21 of 33 | Posted by: Frank " Chopper" McCloud - IL

“WE LOVE U GRANDPA........ WE MISS U XO XO XO XO ”
22 of 33 | Posted by: KULTON AND BAYLEE BEIMFHOR - IL

“I LVE U GRANDPA. I MISS U SO VERY MUCH. PLEASE LOOK AFTER US. MAKE US SMILE. LOVE, BREASIA ”
23 of 33 | Posted by: breasia carter - manito, IL

“its been over a week DAD since u left us. i just want to say that i love u very much and i cant stop crying for u. they say it gets easier but when....Read More »
24 of 33 | Posted by: linda and randy carter - manito, IL

“Linda, Crystal and I are so sorry for the loss of your father. We did not have the priviledge of meeting Ellery, but know he was an exceptional man...Read More »
25 of 33 | Posted by: Scott & Crystal Carter - IL

“my dad talked to me today when it started thundering. . he n heaven now. he will look down on us and tell us to smile. i love u DAD so very much........Read More »
26 of 33 | Posted by: linda and randy carter - manito, IL

“Ellery, you are in our hearts today and forever. Our cherished memories of our fun times, our many motorcycle adventures, our every two week phone...Read More »
27 of 33 | Posted by: Ken & Claudia Harvey - Winchester, NH

“Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. ”
28 of 33 | Posted by: Katrina and Dave Lakin - Pekin, IL

“I want to express my deepest sympathy to Aunt Gertrud, David, Karen, Linda and Tina and to all the grandchildren and great grandchildren. A few...Read More »
29 of 33 | Posted by: Tracy (Harvey) Pelkey - NH

“Know that my heart goes out to your family, and that you are in my thoughts and prayers. I remember Ellery as a man with an infectious smile. He was ...Read More »
30 of 33 | Posted by: Marlene Thomas - Pekin, IL

“So sorry for your loss, thinking of you, sending prayers your way. ”
31 of 33 | Posted by: Patty weber - Sister-in-law

“I LOVE U DAD.........PLEASE NEVER FORGET THAT. UR MY LIFE...........I HURT SO MUCH FOR U. I JUST WANT TO SAY PLEASE LOOK AFTER MOM AND ALL OF US. I...Read More »
32 of 33 | Posted by: linda carter - manito, IL

“my dad was my life. he and my mom were a team. we will truly miss my dad. i lov u so dad. please help look after mom. she needs u so.. please look...Read More »
33 of 33 | Posted by: linda and randy carter - manito, IL


Ellery A. Harvey, 71, of Lincoln, formerly of New Hampshire, died at 8:45 a.m. on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at Memorial Medical Center.

Ellery was born May 5, 1943 in Hinsdale, NH, the son of Kenneth Allen and Grace Lucy Freeman Harvey. He married Gertrud Rau on February 12, 1965 in Augsburg, Germany.

Ellery attended school in New Hampshire and proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. While in the Army, he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal, and the Good Conduct Medal. He was employed for over 20 years as a truck driver at G & D Trucking, until his retirement in 2012. He was a member of ABATE, HOG, and the Moose Lodge in Pekin. Ellery was known for his good heart and always helping others. He enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson, fishing, playing guitar, and spending time with his family. He was also an excellent handyman.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, David Harvey.

He is survived by his wife, Gertrud Harvey of Lincoln; son, David Harvey of Pekin; three daughters, Karen (husband, William) Morrow of Lincoln, Linda (husband, Randy) Carter of Manito, and Tina (husband, Frank) Gordon of Mason City; thirteen grandchildren, Steph, Bryan, Bobbi, Heather, Amanda, Amber, Kristina, Mandi, Michael, Jennifer, Sarah, Josh, and Natalie; eleven great-grandchildren; three brothers, Wayne Harvey, Kenney Harvey, and Billy Harvey, all of NH; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Cremation was accorded by Lincoln Land Cremation Society.

The family will host a Celebration of Life from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at The Knights of Columbus, 217 Limit St., Lincoln. IL.