Ellen M. Butler

A memorial service for Ellen M. Butler, 81, a Carson City resident, will be 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Walton's Chapel of the Valley.

Mrs. Butler died March 26, 2007, in Carson City. She was born July 18, 1925, in Ely, to Oscar Carl and Ann Victoria Turnquist.

She graduated from White Pine County High School in 1943 and the University of Nevada in 1947.

She taught business classes at Douglas High School for 32 years, retiring in 1981. She was the senior class advisor and the advisor for the school's yearbook for several years.

She belonged to the Order of the Eastern Star for more than 50 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert W. Butler, in 1979; and by brothers Edward and Richard Turnquist.

She is survived by niece Christie Turnquist of Portland, Ore.

Burial will take place at Lone Mountain Cemetery.

Walton's Chapel of the Valley is in charge of arrangements.


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