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Services Wednesday for Grace A. Ellingson, 92

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Grace A. Ellingson (nee Sheridan), 92, passed away surrounded by her family, Friday, May 3, 2019.

Grace was born March 31, 1927, in Chicago to parents Irene (nee Boyd) and Bernard Sheridan.

Grace was married to Lester I. Ellingson in 1975.

Grace is survived by her daughters, JoAnn (Thomas) Bour, Susan Barriball, Grayce (Larry) Schisel, Janet (Kenneth) Honkisz; son in-laws, Frank Hlaner and Charles Barriball; Grace loved visits with her 16 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; 2 great great-grandchildren.

Grace will be missed by her sister, Regina (Bud) Schwinn; nieces, Kimberly (Linas) Bartuska, Cynthia Richert and Lynda (Michael) Brennan. Grace loved her five sons-in-law as if they were her own children.

Preceded in death by her husband, Lester “Lefty”; daughter, Ellyn Hlaner after a three year battle with Glioblastoma multiforme; her parents; sisters, Rita Sheridan, Ellen Bakovich, and Bernadette Sheridan.

Visitation, Tuesday, May 7, from 4-8 p.m. at Sheets Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 604 E. Commercial Ave, Lowell, IN.

Funeral Mass, Wednesday, 11a.m., at St. Edward Catholic Church, 216 S. Nichols St, Lowell. Burial will follow in Lake Village Cemetery with Fr. Rick Holy officiating.


Posted 5/6/2019




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