Tena Ann (1/26/2018)
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Pioneer Cemetery, Lake Twp. McZena
Tena Ann Ellsworth, 83, of Ashland passed away peacefully Friday afternoon, January 26, 2018 surrounded by her family in UH Samaritan Medical Center. Tena was born May 1, 1934 in Rotterdam, Holland and was the daughter of the late Jake and Kay (Vledder) Offringa. She emigrated to Michigan in 1952 and proudly became a US citizen in 1959. She lived over 23 years in Indianapolis and moved to Raleigh, NC for the next thirteen years before joining her daughter in Ashland five years ago. Tena was a supervisor in the Distribution Center of L.S. Ayers Department Stores in Indianapolis for over 20 years.
Tena is survived by her daughter and son-in-law: Pat and Matt Jaquet of Ashland; two sons and daughter-in-law: Don and Cheryl Ellsworth of Martinsville, IN, and Richard Ellsworth of Raleigh, NC; four grandchildren: Jonathan (Brenda) Dilgard, Crystal Dilgard, Ashley (Johnny) Sears, and Matthew Ellsworth; seven great-grandchildren: Brianna and Danielle Stemen, Andi Dilgard, Jacob and Rena Jaquet, Aiden and Jax Sears; one brother: Stuart (Karen) Offringa of Rockford, MI; and three sisters: Mildred Gittens and Grace Dykstra, both of Wyoming, MI, and Virginia (Paul) Greenland of Grand Rapids, MI. She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Ann Gilbert; and three brothers: Harry, Andrew, and Ron Offringa.
There will be no visitation. Graveside services will be held Tuesday, Jan. 30 at 11:00 AM at Pioneer Cemetery, Lake Twp., McZena, with Chaplain Don Earlenbaugh officiating.
Listed by last name, alphabetically:
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Carr, Mamie Belle (1/21/2018)
Dilgard, Florence L. (1/11/2018)
Dudte-Foster, Nancy J. (1/11/2018)
Deane, Gale L. (1/19/2018)
Duncan, Gloria Ruth (2/7/2018)
Ellsworth, Tena Ann (1/26/2018)
Jeffries, Carrie E. (1/17/2018)
Steinman, Esther Lucille (2/9/2018)