Ellenwood pix_edited.jpg
Visitation

Saturday, January 22, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 AM

Mueller-Bies Funeral Home

2130 N. Dale St, Roseville

Memorial Service

Saturday, January 22, 2022

11:00 AM

Mueller-Bies Funeral Home

2130 N. Dale S, Roseville 

 

Livestreamed at muellerbies.com/livestreams

Advertisement

Wesley B. Ellenwood

March 21, 1952 - December 25, 2021

Wesley Boyd Ellenwood of Saint Paul, Minnesota passed away peacefully in his sleep on December 25, 2021 at the age of 69.

 

He was born on Mar. 21, 1952 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Wesley graduated from Centennial High School in 1970, earned his B.A. from the University of Minnesota, and his M.F.A. from Syracuse University. Wesley’s passion in life was film & photography. He wrote, produced, directed, and edited a full length narrative feature film titled "No Blood Of Mine.” He also produced several other film projects and was just finishing up the 4th edit for his latest work, “The Millers & The Saints,” when he passed. He paid the bills as a professor of filmmaking at Augsburg University. Prior to his employment at Augsburg, he owned a production company and several of his projects won local (ITVA) and national awards (Telly). For much of the 1980s, he was an adjunct professor teaching film at NYU Tisch School of the Arts.

 

Wesley is survived by his “idiot” brothers, Russell “pan” (Cindy) Ellenwood and Steven “tilt” (Ruth) Ellenwood; nieces & nephews, Tanya West, Kristin (John) Ochocki, Shana Funk, David (Erica) Ellenwood, Daniel (Sara) Ellenwood, and Diana Ellenwood; grandnieces and grandnephews, Alexis, Tyreice, DaNajia, Emmitt, Sophie, Davion, Callum, Tobin, Keandre, Kailyn, KyLeigh, Kaileece, Katara and great grandnieces & great grandnephews Aden, Avan, JaNae, Ava all of whom he loved dearly; and his closest companion and leading lady, his German Shepherd, Zoey.

 

He is preceded in death by his parents, Russell & Jereine (Newcomer) Ellenwood and his great grandniece, Jauzlynn Odvarka.

Memorial service 11:00 AM Saturday, January 22 at MUELLER-BIES FUNERAL HOME-ROSEVILLE, 2130 N. Dale Street at County Road B. Visitation 10 – 11 AM Saturday at the funeral home.   The funeral will be livestreamed on this site at muellerbies.com/livestreams.

 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Second Harvest Heartland, the Wounded Warrior Project or an organization of your choice.

 

Condolences & Tributes