Ellen L. Metzger, age 86, of Baldwin, WI passed away on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at Baldwin Care Center.
Ellen Louise was born May 8, 1934 in Lenroot Township, WI the daughter of Charles and Eleanor (McPeak) Roberts. On April 22, 1951, Ellen was joined in marriage to Jerome Metzger. Together Ellen and Jerome lived in Menomonie, Marshfield, Hayward, St. Paul and Superior, WI. Ellen worked as a Nurses Aide most of her career while also raising her four children. After Ellen and Jerome retired, they moved to Stanberry, WI where Ellen enjoyed gardening, fishing, making various crafts and being with her children and grandchildren.
Ellen is survived by two sons, Robert (Connie) Metzger of Ladysmith, WI, Dennis (Denise) Metzger of Vail, AZ; one daughter, Pam (James Ahrenkiel) Judd of Hayward, WI; nine grandchildren; nineteen great grandchildren; four sisters, Alice Christianson, Beverly Metcalf, Fran (James) Dolson, Linda (Carl) Peterson; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jerome; and daughter, Diane Loebaka.
A memorial service celebrating Ellen’s life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 8, at Hatchery Creek Park in Hayward, WI with Loretta Sunderland officiating. A gathering will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday at the park and a light luncheon will follow the service. Interment will be at 3:00 p.m. on May 8, at Sherman Cemetery in Menomonie, WI.
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