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August 21, 1926 - July 16, 2012

Milton J. Ellenz, 85, of Caledonia, died Monday, July 16th, 2012 at Mayo Health Systems, LaCrosse, WI He was born August 21, 1926 in Caledonia to John and Katherine (Davy) Ellenz. He married Marilyn Schauble October 25, 1949 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Caledonia. Milton was a farmer all his life.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Marilyn; his children, Michael Ellenz of Bloomington, MN, Robert (Lori) Ellenz of Caledonia, and Judy Coursolle of Prior Lake, MN; 12 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; a sister, Elrey Wilson of Houston, MN; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, an infant grandchild, a brother, Everild, and a brother in law, Melvin Wilson.

  A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 am on Thurs. July 19, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Caledonia. Fr Milo Ernster and Fr. Gregory Leif will officiate and a private family burial will take place at a later date. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 am Thurs. morning at the church.

McCormick Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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