Ellingson Carolyn Elynor Ellingson Died April 26th in Liberty Lake, WA, where she had recently relocated to be with family. Carolyn had been a resident of San Francisco for the last 20 years, tirelessly pursuing painting and printmaking in her Hunters Point Shipyard art studio under her Artgroove copyright. Carolyn was born in Chicago, IL, on June 8, 1937 to parents Robert Emory Martner and Elynor Sturm Martner. The family moved to Minneapolis, MN, a few years later, and Carolyn lived there for 35 years, marrying and raising 3 boys. After a divorce, she moved to Florida briefly before settling in San Francisco where she lived happily until April of this year. Surviving Carolyn are her mother, Elynor Sturm Martner of Phoenix, AZ; her brothers, Glen Robert Martner of Fontana, CA, and Brooks Emory Martner of Lafayette, CO; her sons, Jeffrey Dean Ellingson of Liberty Lake, WA, Terrence Parker Ellingson of Boise, ID, and Randall Jay Ellingson of Denver, CO; and grandchildren, Paige, Karl, Kelli, Allison, and Holly Ellingson. Memorial donations may be made to local Hospice organizations, or to Hospice of Spokane, 1325 W First Ave., Suite 200, Spokane, WA 99210.

Published on May 8, 2002

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