Helga Ellegaard, 95, Harvard, Ill.

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, November 1, 2005

Helga L. Ellegaard, 95, of Harvard, Ill., died Monday, Oct. 31, 2005, at her home. She was 95.

There is no funeral scheduled. Interment will be private. Friends and relatives may sign an online guest book at saundersmcfarlin.net.

Helga was born on March 17, 1910, in Walters, the daughter of Frank George Rupp and Kunnigunda Victoria Carlson.

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She was united in marriage to Selmer H. Ellegaard on Dec. 21, 1942, in Albert Lea. Selmer died on Jan. 9, 1991.

Helga was a homemaker and she enjoyed gardening.

Helga is survived by her daughter Doris Ann (Phillip) Gutt of Harvard; son Dale Alan Ellegaard of Walters; and two grandchildren: Jason P. Gutt and Joshua S. Gutt.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters: Hazel (Roy) Wigern and Vera (Ingvald) Bendickson; two brothers: Roy and Raymond Rupp; and daughter Dorothy Ellegaard.