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Kyla Ann Ellinger
January 9, 2000 ~ June 26, 2023 (age 23) 23 Years Old
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It is with profound sadness that the family of Kyla Ann Ellinger of Rochester, Indiana, announce her passing on June 26, 2023 at the age of 23.
Kyla, who was born on January 9, 2000 in Plymouth, Indiana, will be lovingly remembered by her fiance’, Justin Biltz, parents, Todd and Tammy Ellinger, children, Oliver McClellan and Thea Ellinger, siblings, Shauna (Ellinger) Fagan, Stephen Ellinger and Jacob Ellinger, grandparents, Ann (Leap) Blair, all of Rochester, Dennis and Rebecca Ellinger, Plymouth, Indiana, several aunts, uncles and cousins as well as one niece and one nephew. She was preceded in death by her older brother, Taylor Ellinger.
Kyla began her school years in the Plymouth school district where she excelled at gymnastics for several years at Jana’s Gymnastics. After moving to the Rochester School district her 6th grade, Kyla began her volleyball career. Kyla played as a front hitter in volleyball until her junior year when she chose to join the workforce as a responsible young adult. She graduated a year early after deciding to start a beautiful family of her own. Her son Oliver and daughter Thea were cherished by her. She was an absolutely amazing mother and a mother to envy. As an adult, Kyla became one of the most caring, giving, authentic and committed friends one would ever meet. Her infections smile and laughter lit up a room with ease.
Kyla also enjoyed music and art. She was self- taught on the piano and played it beautifully. She also loved to draw and paint. She has several paintings hanging in family members homes and has even sold a few. Kyla will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.
Visitation will be from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M., Friday, June 30, 2023, and 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. Saturday, July 1, 2023, at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester, Indiana.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, July 1, 2023 at the funeral home with graveside services following at Leiters Ford Cemetery, Leiters Ford, Indiana. Memorial contributions may be made to Kyla Ellinger Memorial Fund for her Children. Online condolences may be expressed at www.zimmermanbrosfh.com