site image

Fairmount Chapel
415 S. Main St
| Fairmount, IN 46928
Tel: 1-765-948-4178
| Fax: 1-765-948-3210
College Park Chapel
4601 South Western Avenue
| Marion, IN 46953
Tel: 1-765-573-6500
| Fax: 1-765-573-6501
Jones-Smith Chapel
259 N. Main St.,
| Upland, IN 46989
Tel: 765-998-2101


M.. Ellen (Monts) Soultz

October 8, 1934 ~ September 15, 2018 (age 83)

M. Ellen (Monts) Soultz, 83, of Jonesboro, Indiana, went to be with her Lord Saturday September 15, 2018 at Marion General Hospital, Marion, Indiana.

Ellen was born on October 8, 1934 in Parke County, Indiana, daughter of the late Alex and Mary (Roach) Monts. She married Charles A. "Chuck" Soultz on June 2, 1951, he preceded her in death on April 3, 2017. After having 6 children and expecting her seventh child, Ellen when back to night school and graduated from Mississinewa High School in 1969.  Ellen was a devoted and loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She loved raising her family and taking care of her grandchildren, and enjoyed reading. She was a long time member of Main Street Wesleyan Church, Jonesboro, IN.

Ellen is survived by her children: Mary (Donald) Gilbert, Jonesboro, IN, Pamala (Dwight "Ike") Jones, Pendleton, IN, Terry J. Jones, Jonesboro, IN  Darrell “Butch” (Arlene) Soultz, Swayzee, IN, Nanette Shaffer (Deceased), Lee (Rhonda) Soultz, Upland, IN, and Alexander P. “Al” (Ginny) Soultz, Jonesboro, IN;  and  Son-in-law, Kenneth Shaffer, Atlanta, IN; brothers and sisters in-laws: Wilma Jean Soultz, Fairmount, IN,  Janet Eckert, South Bend, IN, Marjorie Randolph, Jonesboro, IN, Beverly (Loy) Bittle, Heber Springs, AR, Dale (Lesta) Soultz, Jonesboro, IN, Marilyn Miller, Windfall, IN, Becky Soultz, Jonesboro, IN, Phyllis Hosier, Jonesboro, IN and Ron (Cathy) Soultz, Jonesboro, IN. Ellen is also survived by 19 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, 3 honorary great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. All loved her and will miss her greatly.

In addition to her parents and husband, Ellen was preceded in death by her daughter, Nanette Shaffer and grandson J.D. Gilbert. Ellen was the last surviving of her seven siblings, Roy (Gert) Monts, Walter (Phyllis) Monts, Pat Monts, Martha (Chuck) Schwark, John (Maxine) Monts, Rex Monts and Robert Monts. Also, she is preceded in death by several brothers and sisters in law. Francis (Bob) Maynard, J Soultz, Lois (Roland) Bogear, Bob Eckart, Bob Randolph, Ed Miller, Ray Soultz, and David Hosier.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Fairmount Chapel of Armes-Hunt Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 415 S. Main Street, Fairmount, IN. The family will receive friends on Friday, September 21, 2018 from 2-8 PM at the funeral home and Saturday September 22, 2018 from 9-10 am at Main Street Wesleyan Church, Jonesboro, IN. The funeral service will be at 10:00 AM at the church with Rev. Phil Bogear and Rev. Ken Dykhoff officiating.  Interment will follow at Park Cemetery, Fairmount, IN. 

Memorial contributions may be made to Cancer Services of Grant County, or Gilead Ministries. 

Memories and condolences may be shared at

© 2019 Armes-Hunt Funeral Home and Cremation Services. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS