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June 12, 1937 ~ June 13, 2017 (age 80)

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Ellen J. Minkel, age 80, of Elm Grove, WI passed away at her residence on Tuesday, June 13, 2017.


Born June 12, 1937 to William and Ella (Hackbarth) Minkel in Milwaukee, WI. 

Ellen worked for Wisconsin Bell Telephone Company for many years and was a long-time member of the Telephone Pioneers of America.


Ellen is survived by her cousins, Susan Robbins of Asheville, NC and Thomas Toeller of Coral Springs, FL, other family and friends.


A memorial gathering and service will be held in the chapel at Pinelawn Memorial Park, 10700 W. Capitol Drive, at 11:30 am on Friday, July 28.


Memorial contributions in Ellen’s name may be directed to the Wisconsin Humane Society.


Thelen Funeral Services of North Prairie/Genesee is honored to be assisting the family

Charitable donations may be made to:

Humane Animal Welfare Society (HAWS)
701 Northview Road, Waukesha, WI 53188,
Tel: 262-542-8851

 Service Information

Memorial Service
July 28, 2017

11:30 AM
Pinelawn Memorial Park
10700 W. Capitol Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53222

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