Ellis F. Closser, 77, of Sedalia, died Monday, February 3, 2014. He was born in Pleasant Green, Missouri, son of James and Bessie (Shumate) Closser. Ellis and his life long friend, Patricia McFatrich, were married July 16, 1994. Patty survives of the home. Ellis and Lynda Hendershot were married on May 17, 1958. She preceded Ellis in death on October 30, 1993.