KEYSTONE:  Ella Marie Potter, 97 of Keystone died Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at the Virginia Gay Nursing and Rehab Center in Vinton.  Private funeral services will be held at Phillips Funeral Home in Keystone with Rev. David Lingard officiating.  Interment will be at the Keystone Cemetery.

Ella was born July 15, 1920 in Dysart to John and Caroline (Stroh) Cohrt.  She attended country school and was later married to Wayne Potter on January 6, 1943 at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church in Van Horne.  Wayne preceded her in death on February 13, 1991.

Ella and Wayne farmed in the Van Horne area for many years and they retired and moved to Keystone in 1983.  In her leisure she enjoyed bowling and dancing.

Ella is survived by many nieces, nephews and great nieces and great nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Wayne; her sisters, Elsie Albers, Julia Kotouc, Anna Gimm, Velma Childers and Helen Fellmet; her brothers, George “Jack”, Fred “Fritz”, Ernest “Ernie” and Edward Cohrt.

Online condolences may be left at:  www.phillipsfuneralhomes.com.