Ellen Jane Bartelle9(Benjamin Claude Bartel8, Jennie
Queen7, Benjamin F. Queen6, Frances “Fanny” Eby5,
Benjamin Eby4, Michael Eby3, Christian Eby2,
Theodorus Eby1) was born 5 DEC 1921 at Sylvania, Lucas County,
OH.After her parents' divorce, Ellen
was raised by her grandparents Jennie and Charles Richmond until she was
16.She attended OlivetLutheranChurch,
from infancy.A record of her baptism at
Olivet indicates she was baptized 11 JAN 1931 at the "home of the Burrows."
Godparents were Mrs. Goldie Korth Burrow and Charles Burrow.Ellen's cousin Norman Burrow Jr., son of
Norman and Goldie Korth Burrow, was baptized at the same time.
Ellen Jane married Wayne Jackson Shullaw of Wyoming, IL, on 18 OCT 1944 at the Rutgers Presbyterian Church, New York City.The couple had one daughter, Dianne Bartelle
Shullaw, prior to their divorce in 1957.
Ellen Jane Bartelle spent two years during World War II with
the SPARS, the women's division of the U.S. Coast Guard, serving from March
1943 to March 1945.The SPARS trained
with the WAVES at HunterCollege in New
training Ellen was assigned to the communications department on Wall
Street.She eventually became a radio
dispatcher in the harbor barge office."It really wasn't all that exciting, except when we had
alerts.We did have an enemy submarine
come up in the harbor.Or so they said.
Nobody ever confirmed or denied anything." Bartelle served with a five man
radio crew.She married the leader,
Wayne Shullaw, October 18,
1944. Of her service, she said, "You were away from home, and
it seemed like the war was going on forever.It brought a closeness I don't think we've experienced since that
time.There was a common
Tribune, Thursday, January
Ellen Jane Shullaw, age 77, of Lansing, passed away Saturday, Jan. 16, 1999. She is
survived by one daughter, Rev. Dianne (Chuck) O'Connell of Anchorage, Alaska;
three grandchildren, Jeffrey Lee Anderson, Jennifer Ellen O'Connell and Jessica
Dianne O'Connell and one great grandchild, Tristan Lee Anderson, all of
Anchorage, two step-grandchildren, Shannon O'Connell of California and John
O'Connell of Washington; two sisters, Barbara Bartel and Rachel Weiler, both of
Ida, Michigan; and one brother, Robert Bartel of Florida.Preceded in death by three brothers, Robert
O'Harra, Gerald Bartel and James Bartel.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, Jan. 22, 1999 at , at the Schroeder-Lauer
Funeral Home, 3227 Ridge Road,
with visitation beginning at Following cremation her ashes will be
returned to Toledo
Mrs. Shullaw was born in Toledo, Ohio,
on Dec. 5, 1921
to Benjamin and Alma (nee O'Harra) Bartelle.She was a Coast Guard veteran of WWII and had been a Lansing resident for 48 years.She was a realtor for nearly 40 years in the
South Suburban and Calumet area and was a
volunteer with the Lansing Pantry and was also active in many bridge clubs.
Ellen and Wayne were the parents of:
Bartelle Shullaw10 ( Ellen Jane Bartelle9, Benjamin
Jennie Queen7, Benjamin F. Queen6, Frances “Fanny” Eby5,
Michael Eby3, Christian Eby2, Theodorus Eby1) born 14AUG
1945 at New York City, New York.
married first Robert Warren Anderson 11 JUL 1964, at theCommunity
Presbyterian Church, Calumet City,
IL. Dianne and Bob weredivorced 14 June 1972
in Anchorage. Bob
and Dianne were the parents of:
born 24 NOV 1964
at DoctorsHospital, Carbondale, Illinois;
died25 NOV 1964.
Lee11, born 21
MAR 1968, at Elmendorf Air Force Base Hospital,
Anchorage, Alaska.Jeff married first 14
Tristan McFadden at Redding,
CA. The couple wasdivorced
in June 1998.Jeff and Brigette were the
Lee12, born 4 DEC 1995 at Providence AlaskaMedical Center, Anchorage, Alaska.
married second 19 JUN 1999
Candace Lynn Brummer, born 6APR 1964 in Oregon. The couple was divorced in
September, 2004. Jeff currently resides in Anchorage, AK, with his partner of several years Ronda Johnson.
married second 24 MAY 1977
Charles Lewis O'Connell atAnchorage. Dianne and Chuckwere the parents of:
Ellen11, born 29
NOV 1977, married 11 OCT 2008 at Seattle, WA, Michael Maurice Goff, born July 4, 1974, of Wasilla, AK.
Dianne11, born 3
AUG 1980; married 21 DEC 2003 at Anchorage, Alaska, Donald Wayne Schmitz, born 11 JAN 1978 at Briton, CO.
Don are the parents of:
Mathilda12, born 3
JUL 2005 at Juneau,
Both Jennifer and Jessica and their families currently (2009) reside in Lynnwood, WA.