Published in the Iola Register on Feb. 6, 2014.

ELOISE "ELLIE" STENSAAS

 ELOISE "ELLIE" STENSAAS
 Eloise "Ellie" Stensaas, 75, of Broken Arrow, Okla., passed away on Feb. 5, 2014. She was born in Ireton, Iowa, Feb. 21, 1938, and was married to Lawrence Stensaas April 19, 1963. To this union three daughters were born and they raised their family in Concordia, Kan.
Ellie enjoyed  being wife, mother and homemaker. She dearly loved her husband, her daughters, her grandchildren, her flowers and Kansas University basketball. When the girls were young, she devoted her time to supporting them in all of their many activities.
Ellie will be lovingly remembered by her family: husband, Larry of Broken Arrow, Okla.; daughter, Cheri Hobson and her husband, John of Berryton, Kan.; daughter, Denae Stensaas of Broken Arrow, Okla.; and daughter, Jodi Sullivan and her husband, Rob, and two grandchildren, Sydney and Cooper, all of McKinney, Texas; sister, Judy Carson of Tucson, Ariz.; sister-in-law, Margaret Reece of Scandia, Kan.; sister-in-law, Dorothy Loring and her husband Lee of Scandia, Kan.; sister-in-law, Joyce Stensaas of Norway, Kan.; in addition to numerous nieces and nephews.
 She was preceded in death by parents, Clarence and Matilda Holtdorf, and brother-in-law, Glenn Stensaas.
 A private memorial service will be held at Floral Haven Funeral Home for immediate family. Charitable donations may be made in Ellie's memory to: Clarehouse, 7617 S. Mingo Road, Tulsa, OK 74133.