She was born in Milwaukee, WI on August 26, 1929, a daughter of the late Earl and Alice (O’Conner) Griffin. She married Kenneth Boulware on November 20, 1971 in Milwaukee. Mary Ellen was a life member the VFW Auxiliary in Waupaca. She enjoyed performing as a clown, participating in many parades and also visiting nursing homes in the Milwaukee area. Mary Ellen enjoyed living life in Waupaca. She was also a member of St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church.
She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Boulware of Waupaca, WI.
As per Mary Ellen’s wishes, no services will be held. The Holly Funeral Home of Waupaca is assisting the family with arrangements.