Ellen I. Pochert

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Ellen I. Pochert, 78, of Midland and formerly of Owosso, passed away Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at Midland King's Daughters Home. A graveside service will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, at Oak Hill Cemetery, with Pastor Ray Strawser officiating.

Ellen was the daughter of Dr. R.C. and Edith (Burgeson) Pochert, born in Owosso, Sept. 10, 1935. She was a life long R.N., retiring from Johnson Control as an industrial nurse. Ellen received commendations in her nursing career working in pediatrics and industrial.

Ellen enjoyed skiing and traveling, especially trips to Australia, Europe and China.

Ellen is survived by her brother, Dr. Darl (Marjorie) Pochert; nieces and nephews, Dr. James Pochert of Kentwood, Kim (Frank) Mannarino of Jefferson Hills, Penn., Diane Richards of Santa Clara, Calif., Bonnie Pochert of Midland, Kathy (Ken) Davies of Utica, Darl (Lisa) Pochert of Park Ridge, Ill., Vicky (Joe) Hofer of Clinton Township, Rebecca (Larry) Gezon of Zeeland, Dana (Sue) Richards of Lompoc, Calif., Ron (Melinda) Richards of Sacramento, Calif. and Linda (Dennis) Parisian of Howell; 18 grand nieces and nephews; and four great-nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Dr. R.C. and Edith Pochert; and sisters, Janet Gray and Rita Richards.

The family wishes to express a special thank you to Midland King's Daughters Home and Hartland Hospice for the loving care they gave Ellen.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Midland King's Daughters Home or Hartland Hospice. Online condolences may be sent to the family at Nelson-House.com

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Owosso, MI 48867
(989) 723-5234
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Published in Midland Daily News on Aug. 5, 2014