Ellen M. Hart

August 12, 1910 - January 17, 2013
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Loving Mother, Grandmother, Aunt, and Friend

Ellen M. Hart, 102, of Poplar Grove, died peacefully in her home Thursday, January 17, 2013. Born August 12, 1910 in Spring Township; daughter of Blaine and Anna (Johnson) Blake. Married Claron A. Hart on March 3, 1945 in Belvidere; he died September 5, 1990. Ellen was a farmer’s wife and made wedding cakes. She was a 4-H leader and as member of Oak Glenn Grange she made pancakes for the Boone County Fair breakfast for 25 years, member of the Rebekah Lodge, Boone County Homemakers for over 50 years, and made quilts with the Spring Mission. The family would like to extend a special thank you Ellen’s caregiver, Theresa Haywood, for her loving and compassionate care.Survived by her daughters JoAnn (Tom) Cleland of Roscoe, Karen (David) Anderson of Poplar Grove; grandchildren Craig and Daniel (Allison) Cleland, Jennifer (Andrew) Lindstrom, Julie (Robert) Johnson; great-grandchildren Emma Cleland, Zachery and JJ Lindstrom; several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents, husband, son Claron, Jr., brother Frank Blake, sisters Edna V. Blake and Gladys Bender.

Memorials may be given to Hospice Care of America.

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Funeral service 11 AM, Saturday, January 26, 2013 in Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Funeral Home, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere with Rev. Dale Johnson officiating. Burial in Shattuck Grove Cemetery. Visitation 10 AM until time of service in the funeral home.


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Born: August 12, 1910
Died: January 17, 2013

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LT posted on 1/20/13

So sorry for your loss, may you all take comfort in that soon God will fulfill his promise of removing all tears, pain and death(Revelation 21:3,4)


Brenda Isaacs posted on 1/19/13

I am so sorry for your loss. Mrs. Hart was a wonderful, strong woman. I have many fond memories of her, and Mr. Hart. You are in my thoughts and prayers.


Jule Popanz posted on 1/20/13

So sorry to hear of your loss. Your family is in my prayers.Jule


Rhonda Hart Farina posted on 1/20/13

My thoughts and prayers to your family on the passing of Ellen. I enjoyed my visits with her and Claron they always had many stories to share with me. She had a long life and it was filled with a wonderful, loving family how truly blessed all of you are. Heaven has another angel. Hugs to all. Rhonda Hart Farina


Cathy Ficht posted on 1/25/13

My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this most difficult time. It is so very hard to say good-bye no matter the circumstances. No matter what, you will always have good memories. God bless Ellen and all of her family.