Ella Hix

Ella Hix

Saturday, July 6th, 1929 Thursday, February 13th, 2020

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Obituary for Ella K. Hix (Wessner)

Ella K. Hix, 90, of Hamburg, passed away on Thursday, February 13, 2020, in the Laurel Center, Tilden Twp. She was the wife of Richard E. Hix, Sr., who died November 18, 1988.
Born in Tilden Twp., she was the daughter of the late Robert C. and Murda M. (Adam) Wessner. Ella was a 1947 graduate of Hamburg High School. She was a school bus driver for the Hamburg Area School District for twenty-three years, retiring in 2003. She also worked on the family farm. Ella was a member of Salem (Belleman's) Church, Centre Twp., where she was a member of the choir. She was a former member of St. Michael's Church, Tilden Twp., where she was president of the Altar Guild. Ella was a Sunday School teacher at St. Michael's Church, as well as Zion's Lutheran Church, Perry Twp. for a total of forty years. She was a former key person for the Friends of Lutheran Home at Topton; and a member of the Phoebe Health Care Auxiliary.
Ella is survived by her children: Linda A. (Hix), wife of Thomas Hartman, Lenhartsville; Sharon H. (Hix), wife Donald Duvall, Kutztown; Alyse F. (Hix) Mitten, wife of Carl R. Hein, Hamburg; and Richard E. Hix, Jr., and his wife Julia, Shartlesville; nine grandchildren: Connie Nabozny; Matt Heffner (Jessica); Chris Hartman; Zachary Duvall (Chloe); Benjamin Mitten (Jackie); Victoria McCloskey (Anthony); Kasey Gray (Ryan); Alyssa Hix; and Sara Hix (Jason); and five great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her siblings: Ruth Reidenhour; Arthur Wessner; Mae Werley; and Anna Beidler.
Services will be held on Tuesday at 11:00 am from Salem (Belleman's) Church, 3540 Belleman's Church Road, Mohrsville, PA 19541. Burial will follow in St. Michael's Cemetery, Tilden Twp. A viewing will be held in the church Tuesday 9:30 to 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Salem (Belleman's) Church Organ Fund, at the above address. Leibensperger Funeral Homes, Inc., Hamburg is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences, please visit,

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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, February 18th, 2020 | 9:30am - 11:00am
    Salem (Belleman's) Church
    3540 Belleman's Church Road
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    Tuesday, February 18th, 2020
    9:30am - 11:00am
  • Service

    Tuesday, February 18th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Salem (Belleman's) Church
    3540 Belleman's Church Road
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Tuesday, February 18th, 2020
  • Interment

    Tuesday, February 18th, 2020 |
    St. Michael's Cemetery
    535 St. Michael's Rd.
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    Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

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Donna Werley

Ella was a lovely person with a gentle and kind heart. I always enjoyed talking with her. She was a great bus driver and loved children. May God give her family comfort at this sorrowful time in their lives.
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