Ellen R. Amend, Elkhorn, WI (1919-2014)
June 13, 1919 - May 27, 2014
Ellen R. Amend, 94, of Elkhorn, WI, died Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at Aurora Memorial Hospital, Burlington. She was born June 13, 1919, in Elkhorn, WI, the daughter of the late Frank and Lydia (Bigelow) Earnest. She graduated from Delavan-Darien High School. She was united in marriage to Edward Amend on June 15, 1938, in Millard, WI. Ed died April 25, 1993. Ellen was a devout homemaker and a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. She was a 4-H leader for over 30 years for Sugar Creek 4-H, a member of Tibbets Grange #762, Walworth County Homemakers-Millardaires Club and was very active with her church.
Ellen is survived by her daughter-in-law, Karen Johnston; four grandchildren: Greg (Toni) Walter, Brenda Walter, Kim Anderson and Jill (Chad) Hummel; her six great-grandchildren: Joshua Amend, Mariah Amend-Anderson, Chad Amend-Anderson, Taylor, Dakota and Hunter Hummel; one great-great granddaughter, Madison Amend; and by three step great-great-grandchildren. Ellen was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Edward; her son, Gerald Amend; and her daughter, Dorothy Ulfeng.
Funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at MILLARD COMMUNITY COVENANT CHURCH, N6713 County Road O, Elkhorn, WI, with Rev. Lyle Heinitz officiating. Burial will be in Millard Cemetery. Visitation will be at CHURCH from 9:30 a.m. until time of service. Arrangements completed by HAASE-LOCKWOOD & ASSOCIATES FUNERAL HOMES AND CREMATORY, Elkhorn, WI.