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Shirley Ellenz

   Shirley A. Ellenz, 81, of Gladwin passed away Saturday, March 11, 2006 at the Gladwin Pines Nursing Home. She was born Dec. 13, 1924 in Newberry to John and Alice (Chapman) Swanson. Shirley was married to Everild Ellenz who passed away in 1991.

   She had lived in Gladwin for the past 15 years and was a member of the Gladwin Assembly of God church. Surviving are her son, Bob (Janet) Beman of Midland; two stepdaughters, Shirley Huber and Joanne Fritz, both of Minnesota; four grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren; one brother, Glen Swanson of Newberry; three nephews, Paul (Shelia) Stephenson of Coleman, David (Ann) Stephenson of Grayling, and Steve Swanson of Maryland; two nieces, Sharon Mick of Maryland and Bonnie Swanson of Newberry; and several great nieces and nephews. Shirley is predeceased by one brother, John Swanson; one sister, Catherine Stephenson; and one nephew, George Stephenson. A funeral service was held on Saturday, March 18 at the Gladwin Assembly of God Church with pastor Brad Withrow officiating.

   Burial was in Highland Cemetery in Gladwin. Memorials may be made to the church. Arrangements were handled by Sisson Funeral Home.

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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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September 2009
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