Ellen Jean Alstad

Jan. 16, 1969 - Aug. 10, 2007

Ellen Jean Alstad, 38, of Sussex, was given back to the Lord on Aug. 10, 2007.

Ellen served proudly in Operation Desert Storm as a member of the U.S. Army National Guard, with the 32nd Military Police Company. She enjoyed hunting, gardening, the Green Bay Packers and spending time with friends and family.

She is survived by her loving parents, Kenneth and Josephine Alstad of Wauwatosa. She is the beloved sister of Donna (Bruce) Somers of Wauwatosa, Rick of Boltonville, Mike (Nancy) of Oconomowoc and Sue (Bob) Adamczak of Custer; very special aunt of Brian and Jason (Melissa) Somers, Amanda and Matt Alstad and Nicole, Drew and Kyle Adamczak; great-aunt of Darian, Mikala and Nathyn; and special friend of the Tom Wal family. She is also loved by aunts, uncles, other relatives and many friends.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. Mass of Christian burial Friday, Aug. 17, at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, at 92nd Street and Capitol Drive, Milwaukee. Burial will follow at Wisconsin Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family are appreciated.

Krause Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call (414) 464-4640, or visit online at to leave a message of condolence for the family.