Ellen Lower, Belfair, FL/formerly Janesville (1914 - 2012)
January 28, 1914 - December 23, 2012
Ellen Lower, age 98, passed away Dec. 23, 2012, at The Bellaire Nursing Home, Belfair, FL. She was born Jan. 28, 1914, in Chokio, MN. She was the third daughter of Ole and Emma Sanaker. She was married to Lester Lower on Aug. 31, 1940, in Detroit, MI. He preceded her in death in 1995. Ellen attended Morris H. S., Morris, MN, St. Cloud State University and graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Ellen Lower was a member of JAREA and WREN, a retired teacher's organization. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, and its Past Matrons organization. Ellen taught elementary grades at Lincoln Elementary School in Janesville for many years.
Ellen leaves a son and daughter, John Lower of Black River Falls, WI, and Mary Ellen Lower Hendrickson (Mel) of Largo, FL.
No services were held. Burial will be in Milton Lawns Memorial Park, Janesville.