He was born Aug. 21, 1926 in Caledonia to John and Katherine (Davy) Ellenz. He married Marilyn Schauble Oct. 25, 1949 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Caledonia. Milton was a farmer all his life.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Marilyn; his children, Michael Ellenz, Bloomington, Minn.; Robert (Lori) Ellenz, Caledonia, and Judy Coursolle, Prior Lake, Minn.; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a sister, Elrey Wilson, Houston, Minn.; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, an infant grandchild, a brother, Everild, and a brother-in-law, Melvin Wilson.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 19, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Caledonia. Fr Milo Ernster and Fr. Gregory Leif will officiate and a private family burial will take place at a later date. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday morning at the church.
McCormick Funeral Home is assisting the family and online condolences may be given at mccormickfuneralhome.net.