Kathryn G. Ellarson

Aug. 21, 1914 - May 30, 2006

Lifelong Waukesha resident Kathryn G. Ellarson, 91, died Tuesday, May 30, 2006, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital. She was born in Wales on Aug. 21, 1914, to Walter and Sarah (nee Price) Jenkins.

Kathryn was a 1932 graduate of Waukesha High School. On Aug. 22, 1936, she married Floyd Ellarson. He preceded her in death Aug. 18, 1988. Kathryn was a lifelong member of the First Presbyterian Church of Waukesha, a charter member of the Waukesha Ladies Eagles Auxiliary, Aerie #453, member of the Waukesha Historical Society, R.S.V.P. (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) and a volunteer at the YWCA. She had been the manager of the Constant Hosiery store at the Five Points and was retired from the Godfrey Co.

Surviving is her sister, Evadna "Evie" Durr of Waukesha; nieces, Judy (Robert) Jandt, Sue-Ellen (Keith) Beauregard, Jacqueline (Sergio Lisk) Johnson, Kitty (Chris Jockheck) Kingston and Jeanne (Joe) Koch; nephew, Larry (Cindy) Johnson; and brother-in-law, John Kingston. In addition to her parents and husband, Kathryn was preceded in death by her brother, Layne Jenkins, and her sisters, Bernice Kingston and Beulah Johnson. She was very proud of her Welsh heritage. Her ancestors came from Llandigar County of Garnarfon in North Wales.

Visitation will be held from 10:30 a.m. until the noon funeral service Friday, June 2, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. The Rev. David Ellis will officiate. Burial will follow at Prairie Home Cemetery.

If desired, memorials to First Presbyterian Church, 810 N. East Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186-4485, are appreciated.

Many thanks to the caregivers at Avalon Square, LindenGrove of Waukesha, the deacons of the First Presbyterian Church and the Eagles Auxiliary.

For further information, call Randle-Dable Funeral Home at 547-4035 or visit online at www.randledable.com.