Ellen Cole, 87, Jasper

Ellen Cole edited

Ellen Cole, 87, of Jasper, died Friday (September 13) at the Timbers of Jasper. She was born September 25, 1925, in Liverpool, England to William Joseph and Jane (Gordon) Kinnear. She married Roy Walter Cole September 13, 1945 in Liverpool. He preceded her in death February 28, 1976.

Ellen was a homemaker and member of the Crystal Community Church. She enjoyed knitting and playing cards and Bingo.

Surviving are four daughters, Margaret Wininger, Dubois, Mary Matheis, French Lick, Nancy Kiefer and husband Mark, Jasper, and Kathy Cole, Huntingburg; five sons, John Cole and wife Dee, French Lick, Walter Cole and wife Janet, Haysville, Bill Cole and wife Sherry, Crystal, and Sam Cole and wife Sue, and Tom Cole, all of Dubois; 31 grandchildren and 53 great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Claudie Kaeck, eight brothers, four siisters, one grandson, Erick Wininger, and one granddaughter, Briann.Klem.

Funeral services at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Crystal Community Church with burial following in the Crystal Cemetery. The Rev.Mike Stout will officiate. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Monday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper and one hour before services at church. Memorial contributions may be made to Crystal Community Church or to a favorite charity.

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