Clara “Louise” Ellenberg passed away on October 1, 2018 at the North Idaho Acute Advanced Care Hospital in Post Falls, Idaho. Louise struggled with Parkinson’s disease and passed away after a long battle following her hip fracture that became infected. She was a strong lady who made the family very proud. She loved the Lord Christ Jesus. She held a Master’s Degree Business Administration. Louise was retired. She enjoyed church, bible studies, fellowship, and family.
Louise was born in Ojai, CA, to Helen Cleo Nichols and Charles Finley. She married Joseph Ellenberg on June 20, 1958 in Ventura, CA. She is survived by four of her children Clara Ellenberg (& Sonny), Barbra McFeron (& Sam), Bonnie Roll (& James), and Mabel Hanson (& Mark) and baby John she lost intrauterine; Nine grandchildren Matthew Ellenberg, JJ Ellenberg, Alisa Morris (& Stephan), Thomas Roll (& Jackie), Benjamin Roll, Robin Augello (& Sam), Jeannie Baldwin (& Dave), Mitchel Hanson, and Mason Hanson; Ten great grandchildren Kristen Augello, Ruth Ann Augello, Eddie Augello, Cassie Augello, Tucker Augello, Joey Augello, Hazel Augello, Isaiah Baldwin, Hannah Baldwin, and Gracie Ellenberg.
Louise was preceded in death by her mother Helen Nichols, father, Charles Finley, and her son Billy Ellenberg.
Services will be held at the Grangeville Christian Church on Saturday, Oct. 6, at 11 am. Burial will follow at Mt. Idaho Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the Blackmer Funeral Home of Grangeville. You may submit your condolences privately or submit publicly below.