Jenny Ellis Laddy
1921 - 2013
Born in Sarnau, Wales, UK Jenny Ellis Laddy (nee Evans) passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at her daughter's home in Auburn, Calif., surrounded by her children, just five days after her 92nd birthday.
Jenny came to the United States via Canada just after World War II where she raised her family and had a career as an emergency room nurse administrator at Pacoima Lutheran Memorial Hospital and later owned her own nurse staffing business.
She is survived by her children: Elli (George) Olson, Robert (Sandy) Fowler, Mary (Merle) Ralls, Rick (Poppy) Fowler, and Virginia (Allan) Blubaum; her many loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren, as well as a niece and nephews living in Wales. Jenny was preceded in death by her loving husband, Clyde Ellis Laddy.
Her friends and extended family will remember her for her loyal friendships, sage advice, and her kindnesses to so many of those whose lives she affected so positively. Jenny was an amazing woman who had an incredible capacity for love and compassion. Jenny, Jay, or mom had a huge extended family that included many friends that all considered her mom, friend, grandma, great-grandma, nana, and little nana.
A celebration of her life will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 12, 2013 at Unity of Auburn Church, 1212 High St, Auburn, CA 95603.