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Monday, April 14th, 2008
Ellen Desch
Ellen E. Desch, 73, died April 10, 2008, at her residence in Butler Township, near Dayton.
She was born May 21, 1934, in Lima, to Maximillian and Frances Schrock Behrer. On May 21, 1955, she married Paul J. Desch, who died Feb. 18, 2002.
She is survived by three sons: Steven, Dayton, Anthony (Stella), Sacramento, Calif., and Matthew (Kim), Altona, New York; five daughters: Diana (Rob) Roseman, Springboro, Pat (Jim) Albrektson, Lebanon, Christina (Mark) Stammen and Elizabeth (Bill) Wourms, all of St. Henry, and Rebecca (Mike) Felfoldi, Vandalia; a brother, Max Behrer; a sister, Marillyn Knight; 21 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a daughter, Paula Jo.
She retired from St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Dayton, and was a member of the North Riverdale Athletic Club. She graduated from Julianne High School, Dayton.
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Tuesday at Queen of Martyrs Church, 4144 Cedar Ridge Road, Dayton, the Rev. Del Staigers officiating. Burial is at Calvary Cemetery, Dayton.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. today at George C. Martin Funeral Home, 5040 Frederick Pike at Needmore Road, Dayton.
Contributions can be made to Hospice of Dayton.
Condolences can be left at www.georgecmartinfurneralhome.com.
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