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Ellentina Edna "Ellen" Harter Hockhalter
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Birth: Jan. 26, 1929
Tappen
Kidder County
North Dakota, USA
Death: Apr. 1, 2012
Fargo
Cass County
North Dakota, USA

Ellentina Edna "Harter" Hockhalter, 83, Steele, ND, passed away April 1, 2012, at Villa Maria Nursing Home in Fargo, ND.

Services will be held at 11:00 am Thursday, April 5, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Steele, ND.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm Wednesday, April 4, at the Eastgate Steele Memorial Chapel in Steele, ND. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church.

Ellen was born Jan 26, 1929 in Tappen, ND to Gottlieb and Lydia (Wittmier) Harter. She was raised and educated in Tappen, graduating from Tappen High School. She attended college for a time. On Nov 28, 1948, Ellen married Emil Hockhalter in Jamestown, ND. There, she worked for Farmers Union Insurance. They relocated to Minneapolis, back to Jamestown and then settled in Steele in 1952. Ellen worked for Kidder County Social Services for 29 years.

Ellen's family and friends were the joy of her life. She loved having a house full and never wanted to miss a thing. She enjoyed singing in the choir at the Lutheran Church, cooking, baking, making pickles, crossword puzzles, having coffee with her girlfriends, Birthday Club and watching Days of our Lives. Our mom will be deeply missed by all.

Ellen is survived by her four children, Donald Hockhalter, Red Feather Lakes, CO, Barbara (Curt Barnes) Magstadt, Bella Vista, AR, Timothy (Geri) Hockhalter, Cody, WY, and Janet (Jupe) Hockhalter, Fargo, ND, 6 grandchildren, 9 Great Grandchildren and 4 Nieces.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Emil, her son Douglas Wayne, and her sisters, Serena Thorsness and Violet Lang.
 
 
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  Emil W Hockhalter (1924 - 2008)
 
Burial:
North Dakota Veterans Cemetery
Mandan
Morton County
North Dakota, USA
 
Created by: High Plains
Record added: Apr 04, 2012
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Ellentina Edna Ellen <i>Harter</i> Hockhalter
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