|Birth: ||Jun. 19, 1923|
South Dakota, USA
|Death: ||Sep. 6, 1987|
Services were held Thursday, Sept. 10, 1987, for Delores Elleraas, 64, of Long Prairie at the American Lutheran Church in Long Prairie with the Rev. Loren Fevig officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery, Long Prairie.
Pallbearers were James Mullen, Dean Stevens, Victor Leeby, Thomas Stevens, Eugene Bokinskie and Melvin Anderson. Funeral arrangements were made by the Stephan-Stein Funeral Home, Long Prairie.
Mrs. Elleraas died Sunday, Sept. 6, 1987, at Long Prairie Memorial Hospital. She was born June 19, 1923 in Colton, S.D. to Carl and Jennie (Olson) Stevens. She married Robert Elleraas June 9, 1946, in Ada. She grew up on a farm at Gary. After her marriage she lived in Moorhead from 1946 to 1966; at Elbow Lake for one year and in Wheaton from 1967 until 1972 when she moved to Long Prairie. She had worked for Tital Atlas Co. in Long Prairie and retired a year ago. She was a member of the Long Prairie VFW Auxilliary and the American Lutheran Church in Long Prairie.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Mark in 1964, and one sister, Mrs. Don (Carol) Sanders.
Survivors include her husband, Robert, of Long Prairie; five children, Robert of Burnsville, Richard of Fargo, ND, Donald of Valparaiso, IN, Mrs. Robert (Lynne) Falcon of San Diego, CA and Scott of Burnsville, two brothers, Thomas Stevens of Fertile and Dean Stevens of Forest Lake; one sister, Mrs. Vic (Marlys) Leeby of Fargo, ND; and nine grandchildren.
Carl Stevens (1889 - 1977)
Jeannie Olson Stevens (1894 - 1978)
Robert Vincent Elleraas (1919 - 1998)
Delores Verle Stevens Elleraas (1923 - 1987)
Carol Joan Stevens Sanders (1927 - 1984)*
Marlys Ramona Stevens Leeby (1931 - 2008)*
Created by: Linda Rhoadarmer
Record added: Oct 08, 2012
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