Eleanor Ruth "Ellie" Kamperman, 87, passed away Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, in Arlington. Funeral: 12:30 p.m. Thursday in Wildwood Chapel in Restland Memorial Park, 9220 Restland Road, Dallas, under the direction of Wade Family Funeral Home. Interment: Restland Memorial Park, Dallas. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Wade Family Funeral Home, 4140 W. Pioneer Parkway, Arlington. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to UT Southwestern Medical School, PBS or the SPCA. Ellie was born March 5, 1926, in Dallas to Roy Jack Brady and Margaret Puckett Brady. She graduated as valedictorian from Woodrow Wilson High School. Ellie worked for 30 years with UT Southwestern Medical School. She moved to Arlington in 1989. Ellie was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Jack Brady. Survivors: Sons, Eric Charles Kamperman and Barry William Kamperman; granddaughter, Candace Dawn Kamperman; brothers, James Brady and wife, Joann, Bill Brady and wife, Linda, and David Brady and wife, Pat; sister-in-law, Evelyn Brady; and her beloved dog, Tiffany.