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Ellen Frances Granzow
HERINGTON - Ellen F. Granzow departed this life Tuesday, May 30th, 2017, due to an automobile accident. She was 54. She was born December 9, 1962, to Archie and Elizabeth (Meyn) Scheffel in Stockton, CA. In her youth she was active in 4-H and very involved with camping and hiking and later on a counselor to other youth. She graduated from high school and received her bachelor degree from Humboldt State University of California. She taught nature studies at Kennolyn Camp. In the mid-nineties, she moved to Kansas. She worked at Central National Bank of Herington and Parents as Teachers. She married Richard Dean Granzow on September 9, 1999, at the St. Paul Lutheran Church of Herington. They were active members of the Flint Hills Community Band (Ellen was a talented trumpeter), and she would proudly introduce herself as a loyal and steadfast farm wife.
She loved life and learning from nature. Recently, she took a trip to California and appreciated the time of tranquil moments driving through the trees in the forest. She raised baby calves and went horse backing riding whenever possible. She loved to sew, garden, and make pies for loved ones and friends. She was a regular at the Herington Library and played in the JC Naz Praise Band.
Ellen was preceded in death by her brother John Scheffel and her father. She is survived by her husband Rick, her mother Elizabeth Scheffel, and son Billy all of Herington; sons Jacob Granzow (wife-Rosa) of Manhattan, Dale Mulderrig (wife-Vikki) of Leicester, England, Kyle Granzow of Emporia, and James Mulderrig of Manhattan.
Memorials to the JC Naz and they may be sent to: Zeiner Funeral Home-Herington Chapel, 404 S. Broadway, Herington at 404 S. Broadway, Herington, KS, 67449.
You have our warm regards. We hope that with the passing of time will help ease your sadness leaving you with fond memories to cherish close to your hearts.
Jackson Family Jun 14 2017 12:00 AM
Sending thoughts and prayers your way. Ellen was a special lady.
Susan Bond Jun 7 2017 12:00 AM
Our prayers are with the family. May God Bless You.
Lyle and Beth
Lyle and Beth Wade Jun 7 2017 12:00 AM
My thoughts and prayers are with Ellen's family. My college years at HSU, would not have been as much fun, if I hadn't know Ellen.
Anne Palmer Martin Jun 7 2017 12:00 AM
Dear Rick, Billie, Jacob, Kyle, James, Dale,
All my love. Wish I could be there. Aunt Alice
Aunt Alice Jun 6 2017 12:00 AM
I am so sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in God's Word the Bible. At Isaiah 25:8, we have the promise that very soon all death and suffering will be done away with.
Suzanne Jun 6 2017 12:00 AM
A MONET'S GARDEN TABLE BASKET was ordered on June 5, 2017
Expression of Sympathy Jun 5 2017 12:00 AM
So very sorry 2 hear of your loss. Your family is in my thoughts n prayers, God bless u all.
Fern Leach Jun 4 2017 12:00 AM
I am so sorry for the great loss your family is experiencing. May you be comforted by your faith and memories. I will continue to pray for each of you.
Rosann Patterson Jun 4 2017 12:00 AM
SO SORRY GOD BLESS YOU ALL RUSTY SONDRA STAHL
FROM RUSTY STAHL WIFE SONDRA IRVING STAHL SO SAD GOD BLESS Jun 4 2017 12:00 AM