Ellen worked for the City of Medina Welfare Department, where she was a caseworker for 15 years. She was a member of the Eastern Star-United Church of Christ Congregational, Eleanor Circle.
She was the beloved mother of Elizabeth (Kent) Reed; and mother-in-law of Danielle Aukerman; grandmother of Jeff (Julie) Reed, Amy (David) Crowell, and Lisa (Daniel) Flaherty; great grandmother of Sydney and Keegan Reed, Kylie Flaherty, and Anna and Carter Reed; sister to Robert (Jo) Mochel, and aunt to many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Allen; son, Karl Aukerman; sister, Marjorie Musser; and grandson, Brian Reed.
Family will receive friends from 2 until 4 P.M., Saturday, February 23, 2013, at Waite & Son Funeral Home, 765 N. Court St., Medina. An Eastern Star service will be held immediately following, at 4 P.M. Private family interment will be held at Mound Hill Cemetery in Seville.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Medina County, 5075 Windfall Rd. Medina, OH 44256.
Online condolences may be left at www.waitefuneralhome.com