Note: Ellen McGlade (Nelson) Whitford 1905-1994
<u>Jon Saunders </u> - Jul 2, 2004 "The Janesville Gazette", Janesville, Wisconsin, Wednesday, Mar. 2 1994, p 2B.
Ellen Nelson Whitford, age 88, died Mon., Feb. 28, 1994, at Rock Haven. She was born April 12, 1905 in Janesville, the daughter of Horatio and Ellen (McGlade) Nelson. She lived in Janesville and Milton most of her life, except between 1951 and 1961 she lived in Sao Paulo, Brazil. She married William O. Whitford Oct. 28, 1926, in Beloit; he died Nov. 13, 1961. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Milton. She is survived by three daughters: Suzanne (Robert) Fetherston of Lynchburg, VA, Ruth Ellen Draheim of Seattle, WA, and Catherine (Greg) Caswell of Front Royal, VA; 6 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and a daughter-in-law, Mary Lou Whitford of Milton. She was preceded in death by a son, William N. Whitford; a brother, John H. Nelson; and 2 sisters, Marie Roherty and Lil Mulquin. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Thurs., March 3, at Schneider Funeral Home, Janesville, with Rev. McEnery officiating. Burial will be in Milton Cemetery, Milton. Memorials may be made to Rock Haven.
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