Ellen A. Doering

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Ellen A. Doering, entered Eternal Life on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012 at the age of 93 years.

She was the beloved wife of the late Edward Doering. Dear sister of Fern (Carl) Schoppe. Fond aunt of Lynn (Randolph) Forster and Lisa Ellen Eilers. Special great-aunt of Kelly (Richard) Stein and Amy (Brad) DeRosa. Great-great-aunt of Aidan and Logan Stein. Ellen's family all reside in the Milwaukee, WI area. She is also survived by many good friends in Eureka Springs, AR.

Ellen was born on Mar. 29, 1919 in Oshkosh, WI. She was the daughter of the late Forrest and Arline Roberts. Ellen grew up in South Milwaukee, WI. She was employed at the Western Union Telegraph Company where she met the love of her life, Edward Doering. They were married in June of 1951. The couple frequently vacationed in Eureka Springs. They loved the area, and in the early 60s made it their permanent home. During the 60s they were the owners of the Ozark 5 and 10 Variety Store in Eureka Springs. Edward passed away in December of 1983.

Ellen was a faithful member of the First Presbyterian Church of Eureka Springs. She enjoyed gardening and nature. Ellen was currently living at the Peachtree Retirement Community at Holiday Island.

A family memorial service and interment will be held at Forest Hill Memorial Park, Oak Creek, WI.

Ellen was a gentle soul who was loved and will be missed by her family and all who knew her.

Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.

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