December 7, 1945 - February 25, 2021
Ellen Elizabeth Bailey, 75, of Traverse City passed away February 25, 2021 at her home. Ellen was born on December 7, 1945 in Traverse City to the late Rudolph and Jane Ester (Noteware) Bohaboy. She attended Traverse City Schools and graduated in 1964. She would eventually marry and have three wonderful children, Joseph, Laura, and Rainey (Adraine) whom she loved dearly. Throughout her life she was a proud homemaker raising her children and worked many different retail jobs. In her spare time, she enjoyed ceramics, painting, puzzles, sewing, and movies. In her younger years she lovingly handmade all of her children’s Halloween costumes and school program outfits. Surviving Ellen are her children, Joseph Bailey of Traverse City, Laura Korby of Westland MI, Rainey Noteware of Fife Lake, grandchildren, Michael, Ashely, and Christopher, sisters Marilyn Schrock, Martha Playter, her beloved cat Sassy and many other loving family members and friends. Ellen is preceded in death by her parents, son-in-law Darren Korby, grandson Jeff Pataky, nephew Tony Erickson, brothers-in-law’s Jerry Schrock and Keith Playter. A memorial service is planned for her at F&M Park in Traverse City at noon on Saturday, May 22, 2021. Following the Park burial will take place at the Grand Traverse Memorial Gardens. A luncheon will follow at the VFW Hall. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Father Fred Foundation or the Women’s Resource Center. Kindly share thoughts and memories with Ellen’s family at www.reynolds-jonkhoff.com.
Ellen Elizabeth Bailey, 75, of Traverse City passed away February 25, 2021 at her home. Ellen was born on December 7, 1945 in Traverse City to the late Rudolph and Jane Ester (Noteware) Bohaboy. She attended Traverse City Schools and graduated... View Obituary & Service Information
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