|Remembering Ella Traub|
Ella Bertha Traub, retired food service worker, died Oct. 31, in Valley Squire, Grand Forks. She was 94.
Traub, the daughter of Christ and Emilia (Seidler) Metzger, was born July 8, 1914 in Underwood, N.D. She was raised and educated in Coleharbor, N.D. Upon the completion of her education, she moved to Garrison, N.D., where she was employed at the local hotel.
She married Reinhold "R.F." Traub Sept. 27, 1936, in Garrison. Following their marriage, they resided in Garrison until moving to Grand forks in 1965. She was employed in the department of food services until her retirement.
She enjoyed gardening, crocheting, cooking, playing Bingo and her cat Spot. Her grandchildren wll always remember her wonderful German meals and baked goods. She was a member of University Lutheran Church of Grand Forks and several church women's organizations.
Traub is survived by her daughter, Beverly (David) Nelson, Altoona, Wis.; her sons, Burton (Gwen) Traub, Phoenix, Ariz., Leonard (Janet) Traub, Edmonton, Alberta, Steven Traub, Grand Forks, nine grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband in 1990, and a sister, Hilda McKee.
Funderal services are set for 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, in University Lutheran Church, 2122 University Ave. Following the interment at Memorial Park Cemetery, a lunch will be served in the church parlors. There will be visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, with a 5 p.m. prayer service in the Gregory J. Normal Funeral Chapel. Visitation will continue one hour before the funeral service in the church on Thursday.