Gail G. Ellis, 69

Gail G. (Guse) Ellis, 69, of Cassville, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, at Southwest Health Center in Platteville, after a long, brave battle with cancer.

Gail was born on Feb. 28, 1943, in West Bend, to the late George and Phyllis (Serwe) Guse. She married Dick Ellis on Dec. 2, 1961, and they lived in the Kewaskum area for many years, where Gail spent her time caring for their three children. Gail also spent several years working part time with her husband at Mermaid Water Services in West Bend. Dick and Gail moved to Cassville 10 years ago to enjoy retirement and be near the Mississippi River.

Survivors include her loving husband of 51 years, Dick Ellis; a son, Troy (Sharon) Ellis, Kewaskum; daughter, Beci Ellis, Hartford; daughter, Britt (Brian) Schuldes, Appleton; and grandchildren: Amanda Ellis, Trent Ellis and Marisa Schuldes.

In addition to her parents, Gail was preceded in death by a son, Trent Ellis.

Private family services will be held at Gailís request. In lieu of plants and flowers, please consider a donation to the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center, Madison. Martin Funeral Home in Cassville is assisting the family.

A special thanks to Gailís friends and neighbors, Cassville Rescue Squad, Hospice of Southwest Health Center, Platteville, and especially Dr. Toby Campbell of UW Health Carbone Cancer Center.

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