June 13, 1942 - February 12, 2021
Ellen Kae Eaton, a very loving, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister, of Lansing, died Friday, February 12, 2021 at Sparrow Hospital. Ellen, 78, was born June 13, 1942, in Carson City, the daughter of Wilson and Emily (Pickle) Greenhoe. She proudly earned a Bachelors Degree from Michigan State University in social work. Ellen later went on to work as an office manager for Planned Parenthood, she later became a homemaker for her family. She was very welcoming and at times opened her home up to others to live with the family. Traveling was a very important to Ellen, she loved making trips to Denmark to visit her son Mark, and trips all over the United States. She also enjoyed crocheting, knitting, crossword puzzles, and jigsaw puzzles. Ellen’s biggest enjoyment in life was her family. Her great-grandchildren meant so much to her from having tea parties with her great-granddaughter, to phone conversations with her great-grandson. Ellen was also very proud of her children and everything that they have accomplished. Ellen is survived by children, Susan (James) Speers of Lansing, Deborah (Darrin Johnson) Allen of Charlotte, Mark (Bettina) Allen of Denmark; grandchildren, Becca Rostar, Jordan Gallimore, Thomas Rostar, Michael Allen, Emily Allen, Lucas Allen, and Lillian Speers; siblings, Bill (Barb) Greenhoe, Elaine Ordiway; niece, Nadean Stanfield; nephew, Dale Ormiston. She was predeceased by her son, Michael Allen; siblings, Shirley Ormiston, and Duane Greenhoe; and her parents. A Celebration of Ellen’s Life is going to be held at a later date. Friends and family are encouraged to share memories of Ellen on her Tribute Page at www.PrayFuneral.com. The family is in the care of Pray Funeral Home, Charlotte.
Ellen Kae Eaton, a very loving, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister, of Lansing, died Friday, February 12, 2021 at Sparrow Hospital. Ellen, 78, was born June 13, 1942, in Carson City, the daughter of Wilson and Emily (Pickle) Greenhoe.... View Obituary & Service Information
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