Phone: (906) 786-2142
400 S 10th St. - Escanaba, Michigan 49829
West 3755 US 2 - Spalding, Michigan 49886
Ellen Ruth (Deiter) Tanguay
Date of Death: March, 23 2017
          Ellen Ruth (Deiter) Tanguay, born September 12, 1922, completed her circle of life on March 23, 2017. She now joins Clayton, her loving husband of 65 years. She will live on in the love of family and nature that she instilled in her children, Brian and Mary Beth; grandchildren, Heather and Amber (David); great-grandchildren, Taylor and Sadie, and her adoring nieces, nephews and their children and grandchildren, as well as many wonderful friends.
          The family wishes to thank the staff of The Bishop Noa Home and OSF & Marquette General Health Systems and all of her friends and relatives for their love and support.
          "May all the birds of the sky and fish of the sea sing unto thee"
          Friends may call from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday March 26, 2017 at the Allo Coolman Funeral Home in Escanaba with Parish Prayers at 4:00 p.m. followed by family remembrances. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Monday March 27, 2017 at St. Thomas the Apostle Church with Fr. Rick Courier officiating. Entombment will follow Mass in the Gardens of Rest Cemetery and then a Luncheon will be held in the church parish hall.
          Donations may be made to: St. Vincent de Paul Society, 1014 Ludington Street, Escanaba MI 49829, 906-786-2808 and William Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 1st Avenue South, Escanaba MI 49829, 906-786-3833.
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  • "Mary Beth, Brian and family, so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. Please accept my condolences from afar as we are in Florida. Yet another "Norttowner" has returned home. God bless, Jean"
    -Jean VandeWiele Anderson

  • "Mary Beth, Brian, Heather and Amber we hold Ellen and all of you in our thoughts and prayers. So glad she had the time she did with Taylor and Sadie."
    -Charles & Jacqueline Smith

  • "Mary Beth and family, my thoughts and prayers are with you! "
    -Yvette Goforth

  • "Mary Beth, Brian and family, So sorry to hear about your mom's passing. She was a wonderful woman and dear friend of my mom's. I am sure they are happily reunited! My thoughts and prayers are with you all."
    -Dianne Fraddo Shanabruch

  • "Thoughts and prayers sent your way in this time of loss. May the many memories you have of laughter and times together at camp be a comfort, Brian, Mary Beth and family. Ellen was indeed a lady filled with life. "
    -Linda Fudala-Tucker

  • "My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family."
    -kenlyn streiber (ray)

  • "My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family."
    -kenlyn streiber (ray)

  • "Mary Beth and sorry to hear about the passing of your mom. I actually did visit with her at the nursing home and had a great time talking to her about Isabella days...very fond and funny memories. prayers for your family.....sorry I was not at the funeral service but I was out of town....Much love....Mary Kay"
    -Mary Ethier Harrington

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