Ellen J. Michaelis, 86, Lake Mills, was called home to heaven on Jan. 2, 2020 at Brook Gardens Place.
She was born to Dolores and Clarence Hofer on June 2, 1933 in Lake Mills.
She graduated from the Lake Mills High School on June 1, 1951.
Ellen married Allen Michaelis on Sept. 15, 1951 at the Lake Mills Moravian Church where she was a lifelong member. Allen died on Nov. 30, 1993.
She retired from Creekwood Farms.
She enjoyed being a homemaker, flowers and gardening. She especially loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.
She was blessed with two daughters, Virginia (Jerry) Krause of Waterloo, Mary (David) Falk of Cambridge; three grandchildren, Kurt (Dawn) Krause, Matthew (Jennifer Milestone) Falk, Danielle (Dennis) Vollmer; one great grandchild, Katelyn Krause; and a sister-in-law, Shirley Hofer.
Also preceded in death by her brother, Duane Hofer and her grandson, Kevin Falk.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020 at the Lake Mills Moravian Church with Rev. David Sobek officiating.
Friends may call after 9 a.m. on Thursday at the church until the time of services.
Burial will be in Rock Lake Cemetery.
If desired, memorials may be made to the church.
Thank you to the staff at Brook Gardens for all their care.