Private Service - Livestreamed at 11:00 AM Friday, December 18

Elenora I. "Ellie" Schmeckpeper


May 1, 1925 - December 10, 2020

Beloved Mom & Grandma, Fallen Asleep in Jesus’ Arms.


Age 95, formerly of West St. Paul & Arlington, MN, passed away on December 10, 2020.


Preceded in death by husband, Norman; children, Bonnie Lewis & Stanley; parents, Fred & Mollie Gorr; and siblings, Edward Gorr, Frieda Gorr & Donald Gorr.


Survived by children, Sandra (Robert) Drufke, Dennis (Nora Tierney), Dawn (Edward) Dolphin; son-in-law, John Lewis; daughter-in-law, Joan; 12 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; and sisters, Helen Kraemer & Ruby (Richard) Moskop.


Ellie was talented in many areas of creative crafts & painting, loved MN sports and had a strong faith in the Lord.


There will be a private family service at 11:00 AM Friday, December 18.


A live stream of the service can be found on YouTube at New Life Shoreview.


Memorials preferred to New Life Evangelical Lutheran Church, 180 Co. Rd. F, Shoreview, MN 55126.

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