ELLEN B. CAIN AUGUST 8, 1922 ~ JULY 15, 2013 Memorial services for Ellen B. Cain, 90, of Dallas will be held on Monday, July 15, 2013 at 11 at the Spring Valley United Methodist Church in Dallas. Reverend Clara Reed will officiate. Ellen was born on August 8, 1922 in Schwenningen, Germany and migrated to the United States with her parents, Helmut and Agnes Braun in 1924. They settled in New Jersey where, after graduation, she joined the United States Marine Corps. There she met her future husband, Kenneth W. Cain. After moving to his home state of Texas, they both founded Irving Tool & Mfg. Co. now located in Garland, Texas. Ellen was an active member in the Spring Valley Methodist Choir for many years. She was interested in our world and traveled extensively in Egypt, Europe, and the U.S. especially New Mexico were she spent many wonderful summers. She loved books and was an avid collector of Native American art and pottery. She passed away peacefully on Monday, July 1, 2013. She is preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth W. Cain; parents; and brother, Fred Braun. She is survived by her three children: Linda C. Stringer and husband, Harold of Garland; Nancy C. Densman of Richardson; and Karen M. Cain and husband, Jeffrey Blackwell of Sante Fe, N.M. Also four grandchildren: Kenny Stringer of Garland; Cheryl S. Pierce of Rowlett; Rachel Benedict of Sachse; and Amy Densman of Richardson; and five great-grandchildren: Kelsey Pierce, Austin Benedict, Zachary Stringer, Tyler Estrada, and Brooke Stringer. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Street Homeless Animal Project at 1000 Cordova Pl. #34 Santa Fe, NM 87505 or Creativity for Peace www.creativityforpeace.com
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Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Jan. 1, 1900