Lakeland, FL -- Dorothy E. Ellertson, age 85, passed away on Saturday, November 23, 2013, at Wheaton Franciscan Hospital, Franklin, WI. Dorothy was born in Cumberland, WI, on April 4, 1928, daughter of the late Clement and Mary (Nee: Scalise) Savina.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, LeRoy. Survivors include her children, Mary Overmyer of Milwaukee, WI, Barbara Wesle (Dick) of Stetsonville, WI, Kathryn Hovelson of Lakeland, FL, Mikkel Ellertson of Milwaukee, WI, Gary (Kathy) Ellertson of Pleasant Prairie, WI, Therese (Greg) Hudziak of Muskego, WI, Martin Ellertson of Phoenix, AZ; sisters, Dolores (Robert) Fuller of Rockford, IL, Diane Craine of Cumberland, WI; sister-in-law, Shirley Savina of East Troy, WI; 17 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, November 29, 2013, at 11 a.m. at St. Louis Catholic Church, 13207 County Road G, Caledonia, with Rev. Mark J.R. Danczyk officiating. Private interment will follow at the Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Town of Dover. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Friday at the church from 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass at 11a.m. Memorials to St. Louis Food Pantry have been suggested.
MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888