Ellen Markwardt


Ellen Markwardt, 72, Dickinson, died Thursday, January 4, 2018 surrounded by her family at Sanford Health, Bismarck. Ellenís Memorial Service will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, January 13, 2018 at Ladbury Funeral Service with Pastor Cal Oraw officiating. Inurnment will take place at Dickinson Cemetery. There will be a Gathering of Family & Friends on Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Ladbury Funeral Service. There will be visitation from 8 a.m. to service time on Saturday.

Ellen Reed was born January 23, 1945 in Rugby, daughter of Alfred and Arletta (Worrall) Reed. She was raised and educated in Wolford and Rolette area, having graduated from Rolette High School.

Ellen married Jack Markwardt September 1, 1965 in Minot. They lived in various areas prior to making Dickinson their home in the early 1980ís.

She enjoyed camping, fishing, cross stich, crafts, reading and especially spending time with her husband, children and grandchildren.

Ellen is survived by her husband Jack; three children, Brad (Joyce) Markwardt, Hazen, Charlene (Marvin) Barth, Dickinson, and Michael Markwardt, Dickinson; seven grandchildren, Jordan Markwardt, Logan Markwardt, Nathan Barth, Kadin Barth, Natalie Markwardt, Jared Markwardt and Landyn Markwardt; and one brother, Terry Reed, Rolette.

She was preceded in death by her son, Bryan Markwardt; sister-in-law, Mary Beth Reed; her father, Alfred Reed; mother, Arletta Lucht; step-mother, Gloria Reed; and step-father, Clarence Lucht.

Memorial Service at Ladbury Funeral Service Saturday, January 13, 2018 1 P.M.
Gathering of Family & Friends at Ladbury Funeral Service Friday, January 12, 2018 6 P.M. to 8 P.M.
Visitation at Ladbury Funeral Service Saturday, January 13, 2018 8 A.M. to 1 P.M.


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