Elsie Bull, 85Elsie Emma (Ernst) Bull, age 85, resident of Alexandria, formerly of Brainerd, died Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at the Ecumen Bethany in Alexandria.
Elsie Emma (Ernst) Bull, age 85, resident of Alexandria, formerly of Brainerd, died Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at the Ecumen Bethany in Alexandria.
Elsie as born November 3, 1926 in Murdock to Fritz and Elsie (Grothe) Knochenmus.
Elsie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She worked most of her life while raising her family. She was a head clerk at Red Owl for many years, then became a business woman running Bull’s Southside Motel. Elsie loved socializing with friends and family. She was a great dancer, card player, cook and seamstress. She instilled her love for life in her children. She will be missed dearly by all that were blessed to know her. She is at peace with a cigarette in one hand and a highball in the other.
She is survived by her children, Terry Ernst (Nancy), Jim Hunt, Tom Bull (Sue), Dolly Kobreek, Barb Bull, Patrick Bull (Loretta); her sisters, Esther Berger and Ethel Peterson (Charlie); 23 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.
Elsie was preceded in death by Tommy Ernst, Jerry Ernst, Bob Bull, Chuck Bull, Edith Johnson, Betty Rand, Fritz Knochenmus and Walter Knochenmus.
Funeral services were held Saturday, March 24 at the Nelson Doran Funeral Home in Brainerd with Deacon Mike Koecheler officiating. Burial was at Evergreen Cemetery in Brainerd.
Arrangements are with Nelson-Doran Funeral Home and Crematory in Brainerd; www.nelson-doran.com.
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