Ellen Marie EiseleEllen Marie Eisele of Sturgis, Michigan passed away Sunday, June 14, 2020 at her home.
She was born March 20, 1962 in Fowlerville, Michigan daughter of the late Raymond and Mary Eisele.
She was the salutatorian of Fowlerville High School, Class of 1980. Ellen was a proud graduate of Michigan State University and continued her education at Western Michigan University earning her Master’s Degree in Mathematics Education.
Ellen was a teacher at the Sturgis Middle School for 30 years.
Ellen loved laughing and spending time with her family. She raised a small flock of chickens and shared their Green and White and brown eggs and delightful antics. She enjoyed Broadway musicals and good food. Ellen’s passion was teaching middle schoolers and finding math applications in everyday situations. She was an active participant and Reader at Holy Angels Catholic Church in Sturgis.
Ellen was preceded in death by her parents and brother, George Eisele.
She is survived by her brother: Fr. James Eisele of Grand Ledge; sisters: Barbara (Joseph) Parker of Fowlerville, Margaret (David) Wochaski of Kalamazoo, and Janelle (Charles) Lowry of Anna, Ohio; nine nieces and nephews: Nathan (Catherine), Scott, Isaac, Marie, Bridget and Thomas Parker, and Deanna, Grant and Raymond Lowry and two great nephews: Malachi and Gideon Parker.
The family received friends from 7:00-9:00 P.M. Thursday, June 18th at the Holy Angels Catholic Church in Sturgis where a scripture service began at 7:30 P.M. The family also received friends from 10:00-11:00 A.M. Friday, June 19th at the church followed by the Funeral Mass that began at 11:00 A.M. The Rev. Father James Eisele presided at the Mass. The Funeral Mass was live streamed on the Holy Angels Facebook page.
Interment was taking place at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, June 20th at the Eisele Catholic Cemetery located south of Fowlerville, please park on Munsell Road and be careful of traffic. Please wear a mask if attending the services.
The Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 114 S. Nottawa St., Sturgis, MI 49091, 269-651-2331 was entrusted with the arrangements.
The family suggests those wishing to make a memorial donation in Ellen’s memory consider the Holy Angels Catholic Church, 402 S. Nottawa St., Sturgis, MI 49091 or the Ellen Eisele Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o: Sturgis Community Foundation, 310 N. Franks Ave., Sturgis, MI 49091 or at https://form.jotform.com/SturgisFoundation/EiseleMemorialScholarship
The obituary is also at www.hackmanfamilyfuneralhomes.com where we encourage family and friends to leave memories and condolences for the family.