Ellen J. Holdeman


Ellen J. Holdeman, 82, New Paris, died 2:39 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, at Goshen Hospital.
She was born May 1, 1937 in Elkhart, to Clifford and Bertha F. (Stryker) Nusbaum.
On July 21, 1956, she married James Ray Holdeman, and he died Sept. 24, 2005.
Surviving are sons, Mike Holdeman and Mark (Annette) Holdeman, both of New Paris; daughter, Jennifer Garber, Cromwell; son-in-law, Scott Faulkner, Cromwell; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Frank Nusbaum, Goshen.
Preceding her in death are her parents; husband, James; son, Richard Holdeman; daughter, Virginia Faulkner; brothers, Fred, Ben, Dave & Ken Nusbaum; and a sister, Berty Krago.
Ellen was a homemaker and retired from Wal-Mart in 2003. She was a member of New Paris Church of the Brethren.
Visitation will be 2-5 p.m. Saturday, July 13, and one hour prior to the 1 p.m. service on Sunday, July 14, all at Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home, 311 S. Main St., Goshen. Burial will follow at New Paris Cemetery. Pastor Stan Godfrey will officiate.
Memorial donations may be directed to the New Paris Church of the Brethren.
Online condolences may be shared at www.rrefh.com.
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Published on July 11, 2019
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3 posts

Rose Ann meikle
Jul 16, 2019
I just found out about Ellen. I worked with her at walmartf. She was a dear friend and always made me laugh. I loved her very much and will miss her dearly. I remember many great times and will cherish these.
Jerry Stutzman
Jul 13, 2019
I worked with Ellen at Walmart , what a nice lady and fun lady blessings
Shayne Padgett
Jul 12, 2019
I will miss you and your smile grandma! You will be missed by many! Blessed Be