Ellen Mehltretter

HELENVILLE — Ellen Mehltretter, 93, of Helenville, passed away on Thursday, June 13, 2019, at Rainbow Hospice Inpatient Center in Johnson Creek.

Ellen was born on April 16, 1926, the daughter of the late Chester and Elsie (Hachtel) Grant.

She married Lyle Mehltretter on Nov. 17, 1945, and together they farmed for many years in Helenville.

Ellen is survived by her children, Bonnie (Jack) Stark of Lake Mills, Marilyn Mehltretter of Sun Prairie, Wayne Mehltretter of Helenville and Lorie (Jason) Anderson of Wales; grandchildren, Amy Stark, Jenny Aaron) Rechlin, Greg (Kendra) Blumenberg and Autumn Anderson; great-grandchildren, Austin Rechlin, Kylie Rechlin and Landon Blumenberg; brother, Roger (Joan) Grant; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She also was preceded in death by her husband, Lyle; sons, Lawrence and Ronald; sisters, Virginia Wendt and Arlene Northey; and a brother, James Grant.

In Ellen’s honor, funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 18, at Emmanuel United Methodist Church in Jefferson.

Visitation will take place from 10 a.m. until the time of services. Burial will follow the services at Riverview Cemetery in Rome.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Immanuel United Methodist Church, 201 E. Racine St., Jefferson, WI 53549 or Rainbow Hospice Care, 1225 Remmel Drive, Johnson Creek, Wi 53094.

The family would like to give special thanks to the Rainbow Hospice Inpatient staff for their tremendous care for Ellen.

Nitardy Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.


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