William “Todd” Ellis, age 62 of Aurora, formerly of Peoria. Beloved husband of Ann (nee Citro), loving son of Marjorie “Sue” and the late William Ellis and son-in-law of the late Tony and Edwina Citro, devoted stepfather of Cassandra (David) Laub and Ian (fiancé Natalie Valenzio) Proce, cherished grandfather of Izzy Noel Laub, dear brother-in-law of Anthony (late Joan) Citro, Denise (Antonio) Guida, Charlotte (Dennis) Madden, Vincent Citro and brother of Julie (Doug) Marsh and Jan Ellis, fond uncle of Billy Citro, Michelle (Eddie) Conforti, Cindy Citro, Cathy (Cheryl Learnahan) Guida, John (Janet) Guida, Dennis (fiancé Jennifer Garcia) Madden, Jennifer (Kyle) Frischmann, Christina (Tony) Tortorich, Brian (Michelle) Madden, Lindsay Marsh, and Sarah (Todd) Leopold, great uncle of Amber, McKenzie and Elea Citro, Tony, Allison and Hailey Guida, Gabriella and Penelope Conforti, Molly Madden, Maxwell Tortorich and Eleanor Rein, also survived by his beloved pet Romeo. William volunteered for the Aurora Historical Society, the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation and the Oak Park Ski Club. He enjoyed antiquing, gardening, traveling, music, concerts, movies, television and was a pet lover. Funeral Saturday, May 30, 8:30am from Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home, 2447 S. DesPlaines Avenue, North Riverside to Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, Aurora, Mass 10:00am. Entombment Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Christ the King Garden Mausoleum. Visitation Friday 3:00pm – 9:00pm. Memorial contributions to the American Heart Association 3816 Paysphere Circle Chicago, IL 60674 would be appreciated.
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