Ellen J. Allanson, nee Hochstatter
, of Bloomingdale, Jan. 23, 2002, beloved wife of the late John; devoted mother of John ''Jack'' (Rhoda) of Chicago, Celeste Whalen of Chicago, Margaret Allanson of Bloomingdale, Jan Szarn of Florida and Pat Fasse of St. Charles; loved sister of Donald Hochstatter of Bloomingdale, Richard Hochstatter of Chicago and the late Robert Hochstatter; fond grandmother of 12 and great-grandmother of eight. An avid gardener, she also loved all animals. Memorial visitation Saturday 10 a.m. until time of Memorial Service 11 a.m. at The Countryside Funeral Home
, 950 S. Bartlett Road (at Stearns Rd.), Bartlett. Cremation private. Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book at chicagotribune.com
. For information 630-289-7575.