June 13, 1930 — Jan. 22, 2017
Tina Ellifson of Waukesha passed away Sunday, January 22, 2017, at Waukesha Springs at the age of 86. Tina was born in Osseo on June 13, 1930, the daughter of Tracy and Loretta Gunderson.
She married Cliff Ellifson on February 2, 1952. Tina was a long time resident of Waukesha, a 55-year member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church and was a member of the altar guild.
Tina will be missed by her children, Ronald (Joel’) Ellifson, Michael (Jennifer Karlsson) Ellifson and Denise (Larry) Jones; grandchildren, Samantha (Mike Pollich) Jones, Seth Jones, Shawn Jones, Blair Karlsson-Ellifson and Grant Karlsson-Ellifson; and great-grandson, Lucas Pollich. She is further survived by her siblings, Andrew Gunderson, Rosemary Neprud and Robert (Mary) Gunderson; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Tina was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Cliff; granddaughter, Lea Karlsson-Ellifson; and sisters, Janice Aldrich and Joan Pride.
The visitation for Tina will be on Sunday, January 29, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha, WI 53188. There will be a second visitation will be from 10 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. on Monday, January 30, at St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 424 Hyde Park Ave., Waukesha, WI 53188. The funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. The Rev. D. Andrew Fetters will officiate the service. The entombment will immediately follow the service at Prairie Home Cemetery in Waukesha.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church (see address above).
Tina’s family would like to thank Waukesha Springs for all of their care and support.
Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 262-542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary, or to leave a condolence, please visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com.