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Ella Timian

September 19, 1932 — December 1, 2023

Langdon, ND

Ella Timian, 91, of Langdon, ND, passed away December 1, 2023, at Osnabrock Community Living Center in Osnabrock, ND.

Ella Lydia Schumacher was born on September 19, 1932, in Egeland, ND, to John and Bertha (Schoenborn) Schumacher. She received her education in Egeland, graduating from Egeland High School in 1950. On December 18, 1953, she married George Timian, and together they farmed and raised their family. Ella served as a selective service officer for the government until the draft ended. She continued her career with the government as a postal employee, working as a clerk and carrier. In 1985, she became the postmaster in Crystal, ND, where she remained until her retirement in 1992.

Ella had a passion for fishing both in the summer and winter, cultivating vegetable and flower gardens, playing cards, and hosting family gatherings. She also found joy in assembling puzzles and playing bingo during her time at Osnabrock Community Living Center. Throughout many years, she was an active member of Redeemer Lutheran Church, where she served as their organist for 60 plus years.

Ella is survived by her children: Robert (Mary Beth) of Bismarck, ND, Daryl (Linda) of Langdon, David (Mickey) of Langdon, Margie (Greg) Marshall of Burlington, ND, and Sharon Sharp of Winston-Salem, NC. She is also survived by her grandchildren: Mitchell Westin, Amy (Ben) Christensen, Aaron Timian, Sarah Timian, Eric (Amy) Timian, Colin (Julie) Marshall, Katlin Marshall, and Shawn Marshall, along with 6 great-grandchildren. Additionally, she is survived by siblings Irma Morlock and Harvey (Mary) Schumacher, as well as many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband George; and siblings: Alvin, Alvina, Lenora, Rena, Isabelle, Edna, and Florene.

A funeral service for Ella will be held at 1:00 p.m. on December 8, 2023, at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Langdon, ND. Visitation will take place from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 7, at Brooks Funeral Home in Langdon. Burial will be at Immanuel Cemetery, Dresden.

The family requests that memorials be directed to Osnabrock Community Living Center, 326 Rainbow Road, Osnabrock, ND 58269 or Redeemer Lutheran Church, 823 9th Ave., Langdon, ND 58249.


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