Clarence Henry Ellman, 91, Kennan, died in the Wausau Aspirus Hospital in Wausau on Sunday, November 4, 2018. He was born on July 12, 1927, in Kennan, Wisconsin, the son of Anton and Caroline (Schwartz) Ellman. He was married to Dorothy Bauer on February 14, 1987, in Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Catawba. He operated a dairy farm in the Town of Kennan and later in life worked as a woodworker. Among many other works, he was known for his glider rockers. He was a member of Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic Church of Catawba, of the Kennan-Catawba Knights of Columbus and also of the 4th Degree Knights of Columbus, and of the Catawba-Kennan Lions Club. In his free time he enjoyed listening to polka music, gardening, woodworking, and family get-to-gathers.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; by five step-children, Connie (Joe) Boho, Wausau, Debbie (Ron) Langstaff, Aurora, IL, Paul Bauer, Catawba, Tim (Kim) Bauer, Catawba, and Wendy (Shane) Will, Wausau; by 7 grandchildren and two great grandsons; and by two sisters, Marie Keller, Lansing, IL, and Rita (Walter) Kuznar, Apple Valley, MN. He is preceded in death by three sisters, Betty Walcisak, Antoinette Ellman, and Lorraine Ellman.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, November 10, at Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Catawba with Father Gerald Hagen celebrating the Funeral Mass. Inurnment will be in the Kennan Cemetery in Kennan. Friends may call at the church on Saturday from 10:00 A.M. until the time of services.
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The Heindl Funeral Home in Phillips is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.