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Ellen Louise Tiefenauer (Phillingane)

June 9, 1946 — December 17, 2021

            Ellen Louise (Phillingane) Tiefenauer was born June 9, 1946 in North Carolina a daughter to the late Lloyd Edward Phillingane and Effie Louise (Kennedy) Phillingane. Ellen departed this life Friday, December 17, 2021 having reached the age of 75 years, 6 months and 8 days.

            On January 6, 1968 Ellen was united in marriage to the late Donald Tiefenauer and they shared many memories and 31 years together. Donald Preceded Ellen in death on March 17, 1999.

            Those left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Donna Isgrig of Caledonia, Amy Tiefenauer of Potosi; sons, Lucas Tiefenauer of Petersburg Virginia, David Tiefenauer and wife Melanie of Caledonia, sister, Virginia Powers of Charleston, South Carolina; brothers, Eddie Phillingane of Hopewell, Virginia; grandchildren, Rebecca, Matthew, Christopher, Rachael, Brandon, Lexi, Austin, Dylan; 16 great grandchildren and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

            In addition to her parents and loving husband, Ellen was preceded in death by her brother, Lloyd Phillingane, Jr and great grandchild, Oliver Clark.

            Ellen had a caring and giving heart and dedicated her time to serve others. She was a natural leader and was the volunteer Firefighter Chief at Caledonia for many years. She also led the 4-H Caledonia country kids. She had a sharp mind and great patience. She loved being outside working in her garden, doing jigsaw puzzles, playing Canasta and video games with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She also loved to sew and could make anything she set her mind to. Most of all, her family was her pride and joy. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. Her memory will be forever be cherished in the hearts of those she loved.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society P.O. Box 22718 Oklahoma, City, OK 73123
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Tuesday, December 21, 2021

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

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Service

Wednesday, December 22, 2021

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Bellevue Presbyterian Cemetery

, Caledonia, MO 63631

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Bellevue Presbyterian Cemetery

, Caledonia, MO 63631

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