The Free Press, Mankato, MN


June 17, 2013

Ella Call Quam

—  Ella Call Quam, age 95, of Titusville Florida and formerly of Elysian, died peacefully on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at her home in Titusville surrounded by her family.

 Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. at the McRaith Funeral Home & Crematory of Waseca.  Interment will be held at the Cedar Hill Cemetery in Elysian.

 Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday for one hour prior to services.

 In lieu of flowers, Ella's family requests memorials be directed to the donor's choice.

 Ella, the daughter of John and Ella (Vernon) Lipscy, was born on May 16, 1918 in Hill City, Minnesota.  She married Harvey Call in 1935 and her later preceded her in death.  In 1979, Ella was united in marriage to Kenneth Quam.  He also preceded her in death. She spent most of her life in Minnesota and for the last thirty four years has lived in Florida to be closer to family.

She is survived by her daughter, Carol (Bill) Warweg of Florida; her step children, Robert (Teri) Quam of Florida, Clair (Barbara) Quam of Florida and David (Barbara) Quam of Kentucky; her eleven grandchildren, twenty two great grandchildren and her great-great grandson and by many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

 She was preceded in death by her parents; both husbands; two brothers and three sisters and one stepdaughter.

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