In memory of
Marvetta L. Ellenberger
Marvetta L. Ellenberger 1935—2016 Marvetta L. Ellenberger, 81, of Loves Park, passed away Thursday, October 6, 2016. She was born September 15, 1935, in Monroe, WI, the daughter of Marvin and Dorothy (Trotter) Stauffacher. She proudly served in the United States Marine Corp as a driver. For many years she worked as a mental health technician at H Douglas Singer Mental Health Center, where she devoted her life to caring for others. She was a selfless and patient woman, stemming from raising three boys. She was a wonderful mother, and grandmother, always putting her family first. She is survived by her sons, Kevin O'Dell and Steven Ellenberger; grandchildren, Stephanie O'Dell, Alex O'Dell, Nick Jansen, Zack and Ellen (Thys) Chosnyk; aunt, Besty Gavigan: special cousins, Linda Gavigan, Betty Gavigan, Ed Gavigan, and Philip Gavigan, and many more. She is predeceased by her son, Roger Jansen; her parents; and brother, Roger. Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, October 15, 2016, at Fitzgerald Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with visitation from 1 p.m. until time of service. Inurnment private. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Wounded Warrior Foundation appreciated. Express online condolences at www.fitzgeraldfh.com
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