She was the daughter of the late Hans Berg and Ella Diver Berg. Born January 6, 1929 in Iola, Wisconsin, she grew up and attended schools in Iola. She attended Teachers College in Stevens Point and taught first grade for 19 years in Madison, Wisconsin. She loved to cook, bake, knit and spend time with her grandchildren. She enjoyed participating in activities at her church.
She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Robert O. Ellingson; five sons, Robert O. Ellingson Jr. and wife Pam of Lakewood, Wisconsin; Mark and wife Tammie of Amherst Junction, Wisconsin; James of Blue Mounds, Wisconsin; Paul and wife Krissanne of Madison, Wisconsin; David and wife Laura of Fitchburg, Wisconsin. 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
The visitation is from 10:00-11:00 at North New Hope Lutheran Church, Amherst Junction, Wisconsin on Saturday March 24th. The funeral service is from 11:00-12:00 with a luncheon to follow in the church basement. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be donated to North New Hope Lutheran Church for the Education Scholarship fund or the Cemetery fund, P.O. Box 6, Rosholt, Wisconsin 54473 or Operation Bootstrap, 5000 Heffron Street, Stevens Point, Wisconsin 54481. The Voie Funeral Home of Iola is assisting the family with arrangements.