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Mary Ellen "Maggie" Root

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Root, Mary Ellen "Maggie" (Nee Harrison) Age 91, Born to Eternal Life November 18, 2012. Preceded in death by her loving husband Clayton. Beloved mother of Bradley, James and Roger (Dawn). Proud grandma of Ryan, Lance, Todd and Rachel. Further survived by her sister Ruth "G" Torrey, her best friends Lynn and Debbie, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many loving friends. Mary Ellen became a National Celebrity in 1955 by becoming Kellogg's "Miss Good Morning". She was also active in many civic organizations including United Fund, and the Boy Scouts of America for nearly 50 years. Visitation will be held Friday, Nov. 23, at Wisconsin Memorial Park, Chapel of the Chimes, 13235 W. Capitol Dr., Brookfield, from 11AM until time of services at 1PM. Interment Wisconsin Memorial Park A special Thanks to the staff at Zilber Family Hospice for their loving care. In lieu of flowers, memorials appreciated. Mary Ellen was a true Southern Belle. The heavens are now filled with the aroma of her cooking! Her Memory will live on in the hearts and minds of all she touched.

Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Nov. 21, 2012
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