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Published January 27, 2014, 12:00 AM

Luella J. Ellingson

Luella J. Ellingson, age 94, of McHenry, ND, died Friday, January 24, 2014, at Sanford Health Palliative Care in Fargo, ND.

Luella Joyce Peterson was born November 25, 1919, in McHenry, the daughter of George and Joyce Peterson. Luella attended school in McHenry, ND, and graduated in 1938 from McHenry High School. She was baptized in Our Savior’s Lutheran Church of McHenry in 1920, and was confirmed in 1934. Luella was an active church member throughout her entire life. She was gifted in all hand work and singing.

Luella J. Ellingson

Luella J. Ellingson, age 94, of McHenry, ND, died Friday, January 24, 2014, at Sanford Health Palliative Care in Fargo, ND.

Luella Joyce Peterson was born November 25, 1919, in McHenry, the daughter of George and Joyce Peterson. Luella attended school in McHenry, ND, and graduated in 1938 from McHenry High School. She was baptized in Our Savior’s Lutheran Church of McHenry in 1920, and was confirmed in 1934. Luella was an active church member throughout her entire life. She was gifted in all hand work and singing.

She had lived in Minneapolis for two years before moving back to McHenry to be wed to Sherman Ellingson on June 10, 1941. While Sherman was in the U.S. Army, they lived in North Carolina where they received the blessing of their lives, Joseph Ellingson, who was born on January 8, 1944.

They returned to McHenry, and Luella worked at Aarestad Grocery Store for ten years. She then worked as Postmaster in McHenry until her retirement in 1982. Sherman Ellingson died June 10, 1988.

Luella is survived by her son, Joe Ellingson of McHenry, and many close friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, 2 brothers, 3 sisters, and many nieces, nephews and close friends.

Luella is the last of the Peterson Family.

Visitation: Monday 6PM – 7PM Evans Funeral Home, Carrington, ND

Prayer Service: Monday at 7PM, Evans Funeral Home, Carrington, ND

Funeral Service: Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, McHenry, ND

Date and Time: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 10:30AM

Interment: Bethlehem Cemetery, McHenry, ND

On-line condolences may be sent at www.EvansFuneralHomeND.com

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