Ellen K. Engelbrecht CANANDAIGUA - Ellen, 74, passed peacefully on May 10, 2020. Ellen was the daughter of Mary and Walter Davids of Geneva, N.Y. After graduating from DeSales High School in Geneva she attended Mater Dei College in Ogdensburg, N.Y. A loving and caring mother, Ellen and her husband, Horst, raised four children. After her children were grown, Ellen indulged in her long time love of antiques and opened Antique Emporium of Farmington. Ellen is survived by her husband, Horst P. Engelbrecht; children, Horst Christopher, Walter Eric, Julius Paul and Heidi Cripps; brother, Michael Davids; beloved grandchildren, Jennifer, Ashley, Siena and William; several nieces; and a nephew. Ellen will be dearly missed and forever in our hearts. A gathering of friends and family to honor Ellen's life will take place at a later date. A special thank you to the staff of Ontario-Yates Hospice Care for their kindness and care during her last days. Memorials may be made to St. Jude's Children Research Hospital, www.stjude.org. Condolences may be sent to www.murphyfuneralservices.com.
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Published in Daily Messenger on May 17, 2020.