Tuesday, April 2, 2013


AGE:  39

ADDRESS:  N2495 State Highway 64, Medford; Town of Hammel Resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH:  7:40 A.M. Monday, April 1 at the Ministry St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield where she had been a patient for the past 2 days, while being surrounded by her loving family.

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 1:00 P.M. Friday, April 5 at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

OFFICIATING:  Father Gerard Willger  

VISITATION:  10:30 A.M. until 12:45 P.M. Friday, April 5 at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: September 15, 1973 in Medford

EDUCATION: Graduate of Abbotsford High School

MARRIAGE: September 18, 1999 at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford to James “Jim” J. Ellis and he survives

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: During high school Nellie worked at Hardees in Abbotsford. She then worked at Tombstone Pizza in Medford for 21 years until ill health. She enjoyed social networking, scrapbooking, and crossword puzzles. She was an avid Packer fan and was interested in the simple life and the Amish culture.

MEMBER OF:  Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

SURVIVING SPOUSE: James “Jim” J. Ellis of Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Allen J. Ellis Polzin, Emma R. Ellis and Maddie J. Ellis all of Medford

SURVIVING BROTHER/SISTER: Jamie (Fiancé Denise Olson) Peterson of Medford and Amy (Andrew) Rudolph of Medford

SURVIVING PARENTS:  Brian and Marla (Maiden Name: Ryskoski) Peterson of Medford

Father and Mother-In-Law: Joe (Virginia) Ellis of Medford

Also survived by Nieces, Nephews, Other Relatives and Many Friends

URNBEARER: Her husband Jim

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Nellie’s family to be designated at a later date. Hemer Funeral Homes of Medford and Rib Lake is assisting the family with arrangements
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