FESSENDEN - Ellery Ehni, 83, Fessenden, died Saturday, June 16, 2012, en route to a Bismarck hospital.
He was born Nov. 29, 1928, to John and Anna Ehni, near Chaseley. He was once married to Arlene Strauss. He married Eleanor Zainhofsky in January 1995.
Survivors: wife; sons, Skeet, Fessenden, Tic, Fernley, Nev.; daughters, Cindy Ehni, Eagle Mountain, Utah, Kim Opp, Hazen, Karen Turner, Muenster, Texas, Jeanne Rudel, Fessenden, Dawn Morcomb, Coon Rapids, Minn., Kay Brown and Kathy Loegering, both West Fargo; stepdaughters, Josie Zainhofsky, Bloomington, Minn., Roxie Roller, Manfred, Elaine Hornbacher, Fessenden; stepson, Blaine Zainhofsky, Thornton, Colo.; 27 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; brothers, Delton, Fessenden, Gerald, Rio Rico, Ariz.
Funeral: Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., St. Augustine Catholic Church, Fessenden.
Burial: Hillside Cemetery, Fessenden.
Visitation: Tuesday, 2 to 5 p.m., in Nelson Funeral Home, Fessenden.
Prayer service: Tuesday, 7 p.m., in the church.