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Nadine Kay Ellinger

November 15, 1938 ~ March 4, 2018 (age 79)

Nadine Kay Ellinger, age 79, went to be with her Lord and Savior, March 4, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, Cleon and Arloa Ellinger; sister, Myrna MacIver; brother, Neil Ellinger.

She will be lovingly missed by her sisters, Nora Ellinger, Devra Ostrom, Marcella Staggs; many nieces, nephews, and special friends, Ruth and Carolyn.

Nadine loved her dogs; Dobby, Finnigan, Kennedy. She spent much of her time with her pets. Nadine was involved with her church, Shelbyville UMC. She served in the US Army and rose to the rank of Sergeant 1st Class. She worked as a Computer Operator in the Army. She was on the Army's Women's Softball team and played shortstop position. She enjoyed traveling with the team in Europe. Nadine retired from the U.S. Postal Service.

Visitation with the family will be held on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 10AM at Shelbyville United Methodist Church, 938 124th Ave, Shelbyville. A Funeral Service will immediately follow at 11AM. Interment will be at Elmwood Cemetery.   

In honor of Nadine, contributions may be made to the family to be sent to the Doxie Follies Villa. The family welcomes memories and messages in their guest book online at

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