Ella M. Sormrud
July 22, 1917 – May 3, 2010
Ella M. Sormrud, 92, of Oconomowoc, passed away
Monday, May 3, 2010, at AngelsGrace Hospice in Oconomowoc.
She was the beloved wife of the late Morlan
Sormrud; cherished mother of Wayne (Elizabeth) Sormrud of Jefferson and
Sandra (Fred) Alvarado of Sullivan; loving grandmother of four
grandchildren, Kris (Tom) Lowerre of Hawaii, Kent (Sharon) Sormrud of
Chetek, Lisa Alvarado of West Allis and Lori (Tom) Whittier of
Minneapolis, Minn.; two great-grandchildren, Jack and Nathan Whittier; two
sisters-in-law, Hazel Dimitroff of Dousman and Nancy McKnight of Lengby,
Minn.; loving grandmother of four grandchildren, Anita, Nancy, Toni and
Virgil and four great-grandchildren, Elyse, Craig, Josh and Jessica; and
many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Ella was preceded in death by an infant son,
Herbert Kent Sormrud.
Ella was born July 22, 1917, in Hillsboro. She
married Morlan Sormrud on Feb. 6, 1940. She was a member of the First
Congregational United Church of Christ for more than 50 years. She was a
member of Eastern Star. Ella retired from the meat department of Farmer’s
Exchange in Oconomowoc.
Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the noon
funeral service Friday, May 7, at the First Congregational United Church
of Christ, 815 S. Concord Road, Oconomowoc. Burial will be Saturday, May
8, at Mount Vernon Cemetery in Hillsboro, with a graveside service at 11
The family would like to thank the staff and
nurses at AngelsGrace Hospice for the wonderful care they provided for
Pagenkopf Funeral Home is serving the family. For
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