Ella Mae Ingebritson, age 97, of Elmore, MN, passed away on July, 6, 2017 at Pathstone Assisted Living in Mankato, MN. Funeral Services will be held at 11AM on Monday, July 10, 2017 at Elmore United Methodist Church with Rev. Mark Brickzin presiding. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will take place at Riverview Cemetery in Elmore, MN. Online condolences may be left at www.pattonfh.com.
Ella Mae was born on February 5, 1920 to Henry and Gertrude Goeke. She attended and graduated from Elmore high school. Ella Mae attended Cosmetology school in Mason City, IA. Ella Mae and Joe Ingebritson were united in marriage on January 29, 1940.
Ella Mae and Joe farmed together in the Ledyard, Iowa area for 37 years until they both retired in the late 70s. Ella Mae also enjoyed sewing and being active in the Elmore United Methodist Church. She was proud to be the longest living Charter Member of the church. Ella Mae loved hosting family gatherings and holidays at her home. In her later years, Ella Mae enjoyed traveling by air or car and she was proud to have visited the Holy Land, Alaska, Hawaii, Canada, and Europe.
Ella Mae is survived by her daughters, Alice (special friend Roger) Wilhemi, Donna (Dennis) Stoltenberg, Judi (Marlin) Lloyd, Debra (Craig) Belbeck; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren; and sister-in-laws, Elaine Goeke and Francis Ingebritson.
Ella Mae is preceded in death by her husband, Joe; brother, Ted Goeke; and son-in-law, Bob Wilhelmi.
Published on July 7, 2017