Ellen Kirkpatrick (1924 - 2018)

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Ellen Kirkpatrick, 93, passed away Sunday, May 13, 2018, at her home.
Ellen was born on Aug. 4, 1924, in Spencer County, Indiana to the late William and Bertha (Frank) Bretz Jr.
Ellen was a graduate of Rockport High School in 1942. She worked at Republic Aviation. She was also a secretary for Henry Reis School in Evansville and belonged to Rebekah Circle of Trinity UMC.
Ellen was a loving mother and homemaker. She will be missed immensely by her family, but has been reunited with her cherished husband and beloved mother.
Ellen was preceded in death by her parents; husband, William A. Kirkpatrick in 2009; brother Norman Bretz; sisters Mary Wood and Lois Fuller.
Ellen is survived by her sons, Mike Kirkpatrick of Grandview, David Kirkpatrick and his wife, Mary Jane, of Rockport, Chris Kirkpatrick and his wife, Cathy, of Rockport; daughters, Susan Harris and her husband, Donnie, of Rockport, Lisa Cox and her husband, Joe, of Rockport, Sally Kirkpatrick and her husband, King Fisher, of Indianapolis; grandchildren Jonathan Harris and his wife, Dara, and Ryan Harris, Meryl, Shelby, Ethan, Sara and Grace Kirkpatrick, Mason Cox, Chase, Kendall and Zane Fisher, Brittany Pickerill and her husband, Josh, Tyler, Laura and Leah Kirkpatrick; great grandchildren CamRon and Brooklynn King, Wade and Sam Harris, Ty and Brynlee Pickerill; nieces and nephews.
The family is grateful to Mickey Woolsey and Sally Adams for their friendship.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 17, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Rockport with Pastors Carl Jones and Roberta Cook officiating.
Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16, at Boultinghouse Funeral Home in Rockport. Burial will follow in Sunset Hill Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Spencer County Hospice and Trinity UMC.
Friends may leave condolences for the family at www.boultinghousefuneralhome.com.
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Rockport, IN 47635
(812) 649-4546
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Published in Spencer County Journal-Democrat on May 16, 2018