Ellen Bailey | Obituary | Record Eagle

December 7, 1945 – –
February 25, 2021

Ellen Elizabeth Bailey, 75, of Traverse City died at her home on February 25, 2021.
Ellen was born on December 7, 1945 in Traverse City to the late Rudolph and Jane Ester (Noteware) Bohaboy. She attended schools in Traverse City and graduated in 1964. She would eventually get married and have three wonderful children, Joseph, Laura and Rainey (Adraine), whom she loved very much.
Throughout her life, she was a proud housewife, raising her children and working many different retail jobs. In her free time, she enjoyed ceramics, painting, puzzles, sewing and movies. In her younger years she lovingly made all of her children’s Halloween costumes and school program outfits.
Survivors Ellen are her children Joseph Bailey from Traverse City, Laura Korby from Westland and Rainey Noteware from Fife Lake; Grandchildren, Michael, Ashely, and Christopher; Sisters, Marilyn Schrock and Martha Playter; her beloved cat Sassy; and many other loving family members and friends.
Ellen was preceded in death by her parents; Son-in-law Darren Korby; Grandson Jeff Pataky; Nephew Tony Erickson; and brother-in-law, Jerry Schrock and Keith Playter.
The inurnition takes place in the Grand Traverse Memorial Gardens. Commemorative donations can be made to the Father Fred Foundation or the Women’s Resource Center.
A memorial service will take place on May 22, 2021 at a location to be announced.
Please share your thoughts and memories with Ellen’s family at www.reynolds-jonkhoff.com.

Published on March 6, 2021

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