Eleanor "Ellie" Helen Stark, 83, of Helena went to be with her Savior on Saturday, May 10, 2008, in a Helena care center.
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Ellie was born on Jan. 21, 1925, at Haddonfield, N.J., the daughter of "Squire" and Pauline Dorn. She attended schools in Haddonfield and graduated from Haddonfield Memorial High School.
On June 16, 1956, Ellie married Paul James Stark in Worland, Wyo.
She retired as a deputy clerk of the District Court in Gallatin County in 1988. After her retirement she and Paul lived in Florida and Great Falls before moving to Helena.
Ellie is survived by her husband, Paul; her sons, Paul (Marie) Stark and Michael (Michelle) Stark; grandchildren, Jasmine, Jarred and Jacob. She is also survived by her brother, Robert Dorn; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Theodore and Albert; and her sisters, Mary and Catherine.
A celebration of Ellie's life will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 15, at New Hope Christian Fellowship, 1330 Helena Ave.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Ellie's behalf to Peace Hospice, 1101 26th St. South, Great Falls, MT 59405.
To offer a condolence or to share a memory of Ellie, please visit www.mem.com.
Retz Funeral Home
315 East Sixth Ave
Helena, MT 59601
Published in Bozeman Daily Chronicle from May 13 to May 14, 2008