Ellen May (Blanchard) Karstunen
7/17/2019 - 7/17/2019
Obituary for Ellen May (Blanchard) Karstunen
Ellen May “Ellie” (Blanchard) Karstunen, 85, of Lake Highlander in Dunedin, FL formerly of Byron, IL passed away on July 17, 2019. Ellen was a member of First Christian Church of Dunedin, a mother of 2 children, grandmother of 3, a wonderful and talented seamstress, long time church volunteer, choir member, a former Foreman at National Lock Hardware in Rockford, IL. and a loving Sunday School teacher. She is preceded in death by her father, Spencer Blanchard; mother, Eva Blanchard; daughter, Dawn Baker and son, Dean Jones.
Ellen is survived by her loving husband, Robert Karstunen; granddaughter, Kara Nelson; grandson, C.J. Baker; 2 sisters, Leta and Dolly and 1 brother, Charlie. In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to First Christian Church of Dunedin. A service for Ellen took place in Dunedin, FL.
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