Frances Ellen Bohrn

Frances Ellen Bohrn passed away January 18, 2018 at Renown Hospital in Reno, Nevada.  She was born June 7, 1931, in Buhl, Idaho to Clare and May Roberts but she was raised in Kimberly, Idaho.  She disliked her first name and always preferred to go by Ellen.

In 1947 where she met and married Orville Wilbur Bohrn.  They had four children.  In 1951 they moved to McGill, Nevada where she lived until moving to Ely in 2004.

Ellen liked to embroider and crochet but most of all she loved family.  She loved and spoiled all of her grandchildren and great children.  Ellen worked many years at the Standard Market and Bradley’s Market in McGill, and later at Anderson’s IGA in Ely.  She was a kind and caring person and was known and loved by many.

Ellen is survived by three children, Doris Metcalf, Sparks, NV, Christine Powell (Myron) of Kennewick, WA, Howard Eugene Bohrn of Ely, Five grandchildren, Teresa Munson (Craig) Sparks, NV, Melanie Peterson (Mike) Spring Creek, NV, Sarah Powell, Sparks, NV, Mandy Caron, Elko, NV, Walter Bohrn, McGill, NV, 11 great grandchildren, 4 great great grandchildren and numerous step grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Orville Bohrn, son Danny Bohrn, Grandchildren Cynthia Bohrn and Eric Powell.

No services are scheduled at this time.  Internment at the Ely City Cemetery will be at a later date.

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  1. Kathleeen Johnson says:

    Sympathy to all of Ellen’s family. I liked visiting with her at Standard Market. One thing I remember about Ellen is when we were living in Bowler’s apartments. Doris and her two girls were living behind us. Every day when Ellen would go to work, she would stop and see those girls. I was very envious with two young children and my mother and mother-in-law both lived in Utah. To have them in my children’s lives daily would have been a blessing. RIP Ellen.

  2. Shantell Reynolds says:

    Sweet and loving. Beautiful and caring.. I love you grandma

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