Mass of Christian burial for Nonabelle Ellefson, age 85, of Philip, SD, formerly of Faith, SD, was celebrated Monday, July 21, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Faith. Father Marcin Garbacz and Father John Heying officiated with burial at the White Owl Cemetery.
Nonabelle Howie was born February 14, 1923, at Faith SD, to Earl Delano and Rose Isabel (Hellekson) Howie. She attended Barada Rural School, graduated from Faith High School, and attended a year of college at Black Hills State.
On December 26, 1940, she married Victor Julian Ellefson.