Scheie, Ellen (Fulton) (1947-2008)

Ellen Fulton was born January 14, 1947, in Warren, MN, the daughter of Floyd and Bonita (Lull) Fulton. She lived in Warren until 1952 when she moved with her family to Goodridge, MN, where she graduated from Goodridge High School in 1964. On June 5, 1964, she married John “Jack” Scheie from Warren. They lived in Warren for a short period of time before moving to rural Goodridge, MN. In 1976, they moved to rural Red Lake Falls, MN. Ellen worked at Arctic Cat from 1966 – 1979 and from 1981 – 1994, she worked at Riverview Hospital in Crookston, MN. She returned to Arctic Cat in 1994 where she was presently employed.

She enjoyed gardening, doing crafts, fishing and camping.

Ellen Scheie passed away on Sunday, August 17, 2008, at MeritCare Northwest Hospital in Thief River Falls, MN, with her family by her side. She was 61. Left to mourn her passing are her husband, Jack; three children, Sherry Scheie of Howard Lake, MN, Brad (Jesse) Scheie of Warren, MN and John Scheie III of Red Lake Falls, MN; two grandchildren, Mercedes and Alex Scheie; mother, Bonita Fulton of Thief River Falls, MN; two brothers, Robert (Cora) Fulton of Indiana, PA and Ronald Fulton of Roseau, MN, one niece and six nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Floyd Fulton, one nephew, one niece and parents-in-law, John and Ruby Scheie.

[Interred Greenwood cemetery]

Transcribed by: Cheryl Srnsky