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James Donald Elliott
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James Donald (Don) Elliott peacefully passed away on May 31, 2018 with his wife and family by his side. He is survived by his wife Valli; mother Mary Elliott; brother John Elliott; sisters, Diane Rosati and Sandra Meninno; children, Janell Romness, James (Sangay Wangmo) Elliott, and Alyce (Nathan) Sokoloski, and six grandchildren, Morgan and Brody Romness, Ellie and Travis Sokoloski, and Sherab and Yeshey Wangmo. He was preceded in death by his father Jim and son-in-law Ryan Romness.

Don was born on May 24, 1951 in Marysville. He was baptized in October of 1951 at the First United Methodist Church Marysville, where he continued to attend and volunteer throughout his entire life. Don and Val met at Marysville High School during their freshman year. After high school he studied finance and economics at CSU Chico. Don started his career at Nevada Cement in Fernley, NV. Early in his career he was promoted to Vice President of Finance. He continued to work with its sister companies, including Western Aggregate, for a total of 34 years.

Don enjoyed spending his time outdoors golfing, camping, hunting, and fishing. He was actively involved in Marysville Kiwanis and enjoyed helping with the annual youth fishing derby at Ellis Lake. He also was one of the founding members of the Marysville High School PRIDE, an organization supporting student activities at MHS. During his 10 years of retirement, Don and Val enjoyed many fishing trips, cruises with friends, and trips exploring the world.

A memorial service will be held at the First United Methodist Church Marysville on Friday, June 8, 2018 at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, please offer donations to the First United Methodist Church Marysville (730 D Street, Marysville, CA 95901).

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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
First United Methodist Church

730 D Street
Marysville, CA 95901





2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Sutter Cemetery

7200 Butte Avenue
Sutter, California 95982


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