Ellen I. Childers
October 23, 1939 - January 6, 2012
Ellen I. Childers, 72, born Oct. 23, 1939 in Rostock, Germany, passed away Jan. 6, 2012 in Payson, Ariz. after a two-year battle with cancer.
A devoted wife, precious big sister and inspirational aunt, she is survived by her husband of 52 years, Marion L. Childers, sister, Marga, and niece, Sandy, here in the U.S.; and three brothers, one sister and extended family in Germany.
A memorial service will be held at Messinger Mortuary in Payson, details to be announced at a later date.
The family offers a special thank you to the staff at Hospice Compassus for their compassionate care.
Memorial donations in Mrs. Childers’ name may be made to The Humane Society of Central Arizona, 812 S. McLane Road, Payson, AZ 85541.