Ellen Marie Leppek – Roza
May 7, 1963 – Nov. 26, 2014
Ellen passed away surrounded by friends and family Wednesday November 26 after an eight month battle with a rare Cancer. Elle loved the ocean and was a real life “Baywatch” girl working as a life guard in Santa Monica and Malibu while attending college in Southern California. During her college years Elle lived in London, France, Russia and ended up in New York before returning to Southern California. Elle was currently working at Advanced Neurosurgery in Carson City and Reno with Dr. Michael Song. She had recently relocated to Lake Tahoe after working with both Mammoth hospital and Bishop’s Sierra Crest Orthopedics. Elle Loved each and every patient she helped to heal. Ellen was engaged to Steve Reynolds of Carson City. They were inseparable. They spent all of their time together doing the activities they enjoyed. Ellen was very active and loved skiing, rock climbing, mountain climbing, kayaking, swimming, hiking and of course karaoke. Ellen is survived by her parents George and Arlene Leppek, Sister Diane (Frank) Gilson, Nephew Trevor Gilson. Fiance, Steve Reynolds, and his son Casey Reynolds. Many friends from all over the world. There will be a memorial to celebrate the life of Ellen on December 20th at 2pm at The Church of Latter-day Saints located at 411 N. Saliman Rd. You can view the full obituary http://www.waltonsfuneralhomes.com.