2012-06-21 / Obituaries

Claire M. Ellis

Claire M. Ellis, 80, Manistique, Mich., passed away at her home on Indian Lake on Monday, June 18, 2012.

She was born in Marquette, Mich., the daughter of Lloyd and Nellie (Clancey) Moberg.

Claire worked as an accountant for several companies in Watertown, Wis., and was known and respected for her meticulous attention to detail. She was an avid reader and enjoyed watching football on Sunday, never missing a Green Bay Packer game. She and her husband Ralph retired to Indian Lake.

She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Ralph S. Ellis of Manistique; daughter, Cindy Ellis of Richmond, Va.; son, Michael R. (Tammy) Ellis of Vernal, Utah; grandson, Devin Ellis Fox of Savannah, Ga.; brother, Patrick (Kathy) Moberg of Manistique; twin-sister, Carol A. Plowe of Crystal Falls, Mich.; along with numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Richard Moberg.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

The family is extremely grateful to the staff of Schoolcraft Memorial Home Care and Hospice, with a special thanks to Lana. In lieu of flowers the family asks that any donations be made to Schoolcraft Memorial Home Care and Hospice, 131 South Cedar St., Manistique, MI 49854.

Messier-Broullire Funeral Home of Manistique is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.mbfuneral.com.

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