Funeral Notice: Ellen Burns

Burn, Ellen Salscheider Age 90, left this world with grace and peace on May 13, 2017. Preceded in death by parents, Raymond and Ella Salscheider; two sisters, Marie and Janet; three brothers: Jim; Raymond "Buck"; and Jack. Born January 31, 1927 in St. Paul, Ellen graduated from Derham Hall High School and attended the University of Minnesota. She married William "Bill" Burn in May of 1947. They made their home in the Fargo/Moorhead area in 1948. Bill and Ellen moved to Edina, MN in 2012 to be closer to family. Ellen was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother. Her joys were her family, her home and her garden. Ellen delighted in watching her grandchildren and her gardens blossom and grow. Her gentleness, optimism, kindness and quiet strength will always be remembered. She is survived by her loving husband of 70 years, William; a son, William (Laura); daughters, Suzanne Burn; Barbara (John) Bennett; and Cynthia (Dwight) Hager; seven grandchildren; four great grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Ellen's memory to Meals on Wheels of Fargo, 701 Main Ave., Fargo, ND 55406 or Fairview Hospice, 2450 26th Ave. So., Minneapolis MN 55406. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2 PM on Friday, May 19, 2017 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 5071 Eden Ave. in Edina with visitation one hour prior. Private family interment Resurrection Cemetery in Mendota Heights. Washburn-McReavy.com Edina Chapel 952-920-3996

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