Luella S. Ewald
Luella S. Ewald, 95, lifelong resident of Elkton, passed away Tuesday evening, Oct. 11, 2016, at her home while under hospice care. She was born June 26, 1921, in Brookfield Township, at the home of her parents, the late Charles and Louise (Steinman) Fritz. On Aug. 28, 1943, she was united in marriage to Arnold J Ewald at the Owendale Evangelical United Brethren Church, and they made their home on a farm east of Elkton. Arnold preceded her in death on June 30, 1972. Luella was an ambitious person, working with her husband on the farm. She also worked for Reilly Quinn and Ken Ginter in their Winding Shop, rewinding electric motors for several years. From there, she was employed by the school as a cook. Later on in life, she baby sat for many different families around Elkton. She was a longtime member of the Elkton United Methodist Church, and attended the Community Wesleyan Church as well. Surviving are children, James Ewald and Judy Ewald, both of Elkton, and Dennis and Beverly Herford of Caseville; grandchildren, Shannon (Dorelly) Herford and Hayley (Jonathan) Leaf; great-grandchildren, Hannah and Sofia; a brother, Richard Fritz of Elkton; sisters-in-law, Leona Fritz of Elkton, Joyce Fritz of Zepherhills, Florida, and Maida Fuller of Sebewaing; many nieces and nephews; and her special little dog, Elli. Preceding her in death were seven brothers, Norman, Leonard, Matt, Otis, Wallace, Willard and Calvin; and two sisters, Aldine Ewald and Verneta Schuster. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15 at the Community Wesleyan Church. Rev. Ean Green, pastor, and Rev. William O'nan will officiate with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Elkton. Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Champagne Funeral Chapel, Elkton, and at the church after 10 a.m. Saturday. Memorials may be given to either church or the donors choice, and words of condolence may be shared at www.cfcelkton.com.
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