March 27, 1954 ~ January 26, 2019
Pamela Jean Ellenson of Page, ND passed away on January 26, 2019 at the age of 64, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley.
Pam was born to parents Art and Maxine (Vance) Olson on March 27, 1954 in Lisbon, ND. She attended school in Lisbon and graduated from high school there. Pam attended North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton, where she graduated with a nursing degree.
Pam was married to Gordy Ellenson on October 13, 1973 in Lisbon. They started their lives together in Lisbon, where they lived for 7 years. They then moved to Grace City, where they raised their children for 14 years. Her life ended in Page, where they have lived for the past 14 years.
She was a wonderful nurse and worked at various nursing homes where they were living; specifically, she worked at Golden Acres in Carrington, Parkside Lutheran Home in Lisbon and Eventide in Moorhead, MN. She loved listening to books in her car while commuting to and from work. She loved to cook and is famous in her family for her potato dumplings and potato salad.
Pam will be greatly missed by all who knew her and be remembered for her love of family, sense of humor and compassion for all those she served.
Pam was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Arthur and Maxine Olson and Virginia Saathoff. She is survived by her husband; Gordy of Page, three children; Justin (Sarah), Jerrod (Michelle), Jackie (Ryan) Lunneborg all of Fargo; a sister, Brenda (Keith) Dick of Lisbon; seven grandchildren and numerous nieces/nephews.