Ellen Rose Ulrich, 90, of Eureka, passed away at 4:15 a.m. on Saturday, November 27, 2021 at the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka.
She was born on February 5, 1931 in Roanoke a daughter of Theo and Rose Belsley Minger. She married Ronald Ulrich on June 12, 1952 in New York. He passed away on February 5, 2000.
Survivors include her children, Karen (Roger) Miller of Eureka; Joan Ulrich of Eureka; Steve (Joan) Ulrich of Dallas, TX; one sister, Margaret Weber of Morton; one brother, Michael (Sharol) Minger of Eureka; seven grandchildren, Ginny (Dan) Campbell, Nick (Erin) Miller, Joe Miller, Mike (Stephanie) Miller, Matthew (Charlie) Ulrich, Marissa (Jeremiah) Mergener, Krista Baker; 11 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, Anna Leman, Ruth Hodel, Rachel O’Malley; one brother, Samuel Minger.
Ellen worked in various businesses in the area.
She loved going to Canada fishing with her husband. She loved sports and was an avid Chicago Cubs fan. She traveled with her husband after he retired in the motorhome for 10 years.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 4, 2021 at Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home in Roanoke. Tom Hoffman will officiate. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 9:30-11:00 a.m. prior to services at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Olio Township Cemetery in Eureka. Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home in Roanoke is handling arrangements for the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka or USO-United Service Organization. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.knappjohnsonharris.com.
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