Survivors are sons, by his first wife, Jessie Mae Conner Eller, J. Thomas Eller & Michael C. Eller. Two step daughters, Betty Jo Rowe Green and Doris Miller Quarles and two brothers, Raymon Eller & Lowell Eller. Preceded in death by wives, 1st wife Jessie Mae Conner Eller ,2nd wife Leona Rowe Eller and 3rd wife Elizabeth Miller Eller and his parents Christian Emory & Rebecca Martha Henry Eller & siblings. He passed away at The Palms of Sebring, Fla.
John Eller was an evangelist Pastor & youth leader early in his career. He was educated at Bridgewater College, Southwest Missouri State College; Bethany Theological Seminary of Chicago; Northwestern University where he obtained a Masters degree in Hospital Administration. He began working at Bethany Brethren Hospital as a Chaplain in 1945, in 1949 he was named Assistant Administrator, in 1952 named Administrator and named Executive Director in June 1964 to Oct 1966 . He then became Executive Officer of APHA in 1966, American Protestant Hospital Association where he served as President, treasurer, Member of the Board of Directors.
He moved to Sebring, Florida in 1985. He was active in Sebring Church of the Brethren. He participated in The Highlands County Genealogical Association. He lived at The Palms & helped form the Palms Foundation. He was a member of the Torch Club of Highlands County. He enjoyed visiting the Highlands Hammond State Park. A Memorial service only, will take place in early December at Sebring Church of the Brethren.
The Morris Funeral Home of Sebring, Florida is in charge.
We believe he donated his body to science since so many of his family had done so in the past.