Ellman, Harvey "Bud'
Harvey "Bud" Ellman went to be with his heavenly family on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. He died peacefully in his sleep at home surrounded by his earthly family. "Bud" was born Oct. 14, 1929, in Oconto, to the late Otto and Frieda (Ziemer) Ellman. He married Charlotte Haag on May 26, 1956. She preceded him in death on June 14, 2002. "Bud" drove truck for Stock Lumber for over 40 years, and farmed all his life. He enjoyed playing cards and bingo, feeding wild birds and animals, watching Wheel of Fortune and eating at Subway. Most of all he loved spending time with family, including his weekly visits from his brother-in-law, John W. Haag,
"Bud" is survived by four daughters, Rhonda (Paul) Kositzky, Lake Geneva; Pamela Ellman, California; Brenda (Gary) Groll, Oklahoma; Holly (Wayne) Beilfuss, De Pere; two sons, Bruce Ellman, Oklahome; Todd (Judy) Ellman, Oconto; five sisters, two sisters-in-law; 14 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Gregory Ellman, two brothers, three sisters and four brothers-in-law.
The family will receive relatives and friends at the Gallagher Funeral Home, Oconto from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. Visitation will continue on Monday, Feb. 3, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, Oconto. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Monday at the church with the Rev. Bruce Blocker officiating. Online condolences may be expressed at www.gallagherfuneralhome.net.
Gallagher Funeral Home
217 Congress St Oconto, WI 54153
Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette on Jan. 31, 2014