Obituary for Elnores "Ellie" Mae Lindvig

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Elnores "Ellie" M. Lindvig, 85 of La Crosse and formerly of Westby passed away Wednesday, December 27, 2017. She was born February 25, 1932 in Vernon County, WI. to Nordahl and Amanda (Vold) Nelson. Ellie graduated from Westby High School in 1949 and Vernon County Teachers College in 1951. She taught in several country schools.
On December 31, 1951 Ellie married her high school sweetheart Harlan Lindvig. In 1962 they moved their family to La Crosse.
Ellie is a life member of French Island Post 417 Auxiliary and member of Trinity Lutheran Church. She enjoyed old time country music, sitting on her deck and spending time with her family.
Ellie is survived by her four sons, Dave (Sue) of Barre Mills, Jerry (Patti Wolden) of French Island, Steve (Betsy) and Jeff (Anita) both of Holmen; five grandchildren, Jeremy (Sara) of Minneapolis, Jason of Barre Mills, Ben (Kristin McEvilly) Pfaff of Indianapolis, Greg (Melinda Breska) of Burr Oak, and Amanda (Brad Booth) of Holmen; one great grandson, Zach Barnes of Barre Mills; a sister, Karen Ludwig (Terry Larson) of Westby; a brother-in-law, Cliff of Studio City, CA.; and nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harlan on January 12, 2008; her parents; four sisters, Helen (Phil) Wall, Gen (Calvin) Snodgrass, Norine (Lyle) Anderson, Myra (Cal) Hahn, and brother-in-law, Maynard (Odie) Lindvig; and mother and father-in-law, Milton and Myrtle (Ottum) Lindvig.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1010 Sill Street, La Crosse. Reverend Dr. Anne M. Hokenstad will officiate and burial will be in Mormon Coulee Memorial Park. A visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until time of service.
The Dickinson Family Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
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