Ellen J. Nelson (nee Underdahl) age 92 of Cambridge, formerly of N. Mpls, passed away peacefully at GracePointe Crossing on October 4, 2021.
Ellen was born on September 16, 1929 to Orlin and Mae Underdahl. She attended school until the 11th grade and then went to work as a seamstress for Burman Buckskin (Wilson’s Leather) for 20 plus years.
During her free time, she like to go dancing with her husband Donald and sew for pleasure, making numerous quilts and other fine clothing for her extended family.
Ellen especially liked the Christmas season. She would fill “goodie bags” for her family with silly little items to make them laugh. She also enjoyed making the annual Lutefisk dinner and Swedish meatballs for her family.
She is survived by her brothers Orville and Robert Underdahl; sisters Hazel (Robert Sr) Enga and Carol Baack; God-children Robert Jr. (Karen) Enga, Tammy (Scott) Stanfield and Jennifer Antunes as well as numerous nieces, nephews and relatives.
Ellen was preceded in death by her beloved husband Donald; brother Arnie Underdahl; sisters-in-law Violet and JoAnne Underdahl, and brother-in-law Darcy Baack.
Funeral service 2 PM Saturday October 9, 2021 at Carlson-Lillemoen Funeral Home 311 S. Ashland St. Cambridge.
Visitation 1 hour prior to service at the funeral home.
Interment at North Isanti Baptist Cemetery.
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