Monday, October 6, 2014


AGE: 101

ADDRESS: 135 S. Gibson Street Medford; City of Medford Resident; Former Town of Hammel Resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 6:30 A.M. Monday, October 6 at the Aspirus Care and Rehab Center, Medford where she had resided for the past 3 years.

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 A.M. Thursday, October 9 at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Rev. Brian Mundt

INTERMENT: Medford Evergreen Cemetery, Medford

VISITATION: 9:00 A.M. until 10:45 A.M. Thursday, October 9 at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Medford

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: July 3, 1913 at Medford

EDUCATION: Attended Meadowbrook School in the Town of Hammel

MARRIAGE: April 19, 1932 at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Medford to Clarence A. Emmerich and he preceded her in death on January 7, 1998.

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: She and her husband farmed in the Town of Hammel until 1964, where they then moved to Medford. Ellen worked at the Fayette Hotel and the Gas Light Restaurant, where she served many meals for the Kiwanis. Ellen did housework for Emma Fitch until her retirement. She enjoyed gardening, flowers and trees. Ellen loved cooking, baking, sewing, making quilts and pillows.

MEMBER OF: St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Son: Larry (Liz) Emmerich of Medford
Daughter-In-Law: Mary Emmerich of Medford

CHILDREN DECEASED: Son: Floyd Emmerich on May 19, 2013

6 GRANDCHILDREN: Mike (Shirley) Emmerich of Medford, Kathy (Art) Reid of Medford, Jane (Duane) Meyer of Edgar, Dave (Melissa) Emmerich of Eau Claire, Tom (Eva) Emmerich of Oxnard, California and Pat (Janet) Emmerich of Medford



SURVIVING SISTERS-IN-LAW: Eleanor Woldt and Florence Lemke both of Medford

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Brothers: John, Leonard, Victor, Edward and Albert “Rob” Johnson
Sisters: Elsie Thompson and Eda Ecklund


DECEASED MOTHER: Sofia Johnson (Maiden Name: Storm)

PALLBEARERS: Grandchildren: Mike, Tom, Dave and Pat Emmerich, Kathy Reid and Jane Meyer

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Ellen’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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