Eagle Funeral Home Obituaries

Ellen J. Wilson

April 6, 1930 - September 10, 2017

Ellen J. Wilson, 87, of rural Morenci, died Sunday morning, September 10, 2017, at Provincial House in Adrian. She was born April 6, 1930, in Lenawee County, to the late William and Wilhelmina “Mamie” (Powelke) Kruse.

Ellen was a lifelong Morenci area resident and worked over 31 years at the Morenci Rubber Plant. She had a passion and talent for upholstering furniture, and for several years participated in stock car racing. Later in life she enjoyed word puzzles, jigsaw puzzles, baking, and watching westerns on television.

Surviving are a daughter, Michelle McClue (and Tracy Eineder) of Morenci; three sons, Randy (Rose) Wilson of Paulding, OH, Rick Wilson of Morenci, and Mike (Stacy) Wilson of Morenci; a sister, Marie Plummer of Kansas City, MO; two brothers, Carl (Wanda) Kruse of Morenci and William (Jane) Kruse of Morenci; nine grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Jean Kruse of Adrian.

In addition to her parents, Ellen was preceded in death by a son, David Wilson; two grandchildren, Matthew and Brandon Wilson; two sisters, Emma Johnston and Bessie Yenor; a brother, John Kruse; a son-in-law, Larry McClue; and her late husband, I.C. Wilson.

A funeral service for Ellen will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 14, 2017, at the Eagle Funeral Home in Morenci with Rev. William VanValkenburg officiating. Private burial will take place in the Porter (Packard) Cemetery in Seneca Township. The family will receive friends for a visitation on Wednesday evening, from 4-8 p.m.



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Thursday, September 14, 2017
11:00 AM
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