Ellen Hoxworth

1 September, 193319 February, 2020

Ellen Hoxworth, 86, of Bridgeport, passed away on February 19, 2020 at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff. At her request, cremation has taken place and a Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Memorials may be given to the Morrill County Community Hospital Foundation or the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be left at

Ellen was born September 1, 1933 at Hyannis, Nebraska to Floyd and Beryl (Faith) Garrett. She received her education in the Whitman, Nebraska schools, graduating from Curtis High School. She attended the West Nebraska Methodist Hospital School of Nursing and spent over 50 years working in the nursing career she loved.

Ellen was united in marriage to Elwyn Hoxworth on November 4, 1955 at Gering, Nebraska. They made their home in Bayard until moving to Bridgeport in 1979. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Bridgeport. Ellen is survived by her husband Elwyn, daughter Faith, and grandpup Izzy whom she adored.

Ellen was preceded in death by her parents and brother Bernard.


  • Morrill County Community Hospital Foundation


  • Memorial Service


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Cynthia Minich

25 February 2020

We are so sorry to hear of your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you. My dad/Leonard thought the world of you guys and we enjoyed visiting with you when we could. You will be comforted by all the great memories I'm sure.

Betty Kenyon

22 February 2020

Ellen and I first knew each other when she was at the "old" hospital building and I was a consulting dietitian. We didn't see each other often but always had something to talk about!
Sympathy to the family. She was a special lady.

Reiny and Donna Feil

21 February 2020

To Elwynn and Faith so sorry for your loss ,know she will certainly be missed ,just so you know —-we care!!

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