Joyce H. Ellenson

Sept. 19, 1922 - Dec. 9, 2005

Joyce H. Ellenson of Waukesha died Friday, Dec. 9, 2005, at AngelsGrace Hospice in Oconomowoc at age 83.

Joyce was born Sept. 19, 1922, in Milwaukee, the daughter of William and Esther (nee Hubrich) Pries. She was a member of Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church. Joyce and her husband, Edward, taught Polish hop lessons at the Marchese's dance hall in Sussex. She enjoyed craft making with her friends, cheering for the Packers and time spent at her Pine Lake cottage.

Joyce will be sadly missed by her son, Bruce (Laurel) Ellenson of Genesee; her grandsons, Ryan, Brandon and Brett Ellenson; her brother, Oliver "Fritz" (Judith) Meyer of Waukesha; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Edward, in 1994.

Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the 11:30 a.m. funeral service Tuesday, Dec. 13, at Beautiful Savoir Lutheran Church, 1205 S. East Ave. Waukesha. Burial will take place immediately following the service at Prairie Home Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Joyce's name may be directed to Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church.

For further information, call the Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home and Cremation Services at 542-6609, or for an online obituary, directions or to leave condolences, go to www.waukeshafuneralhome.com