April 6, 1931 – April 24, 2021
Ellie Moosbrugger flew to the arms of Jesus on April 24, 2021. Born in Girard, PA on April 6, 1931. Her parents were Ernest F. and Elsie A Lafine. She graduated from Rice Ave Union High School Girard, Pa. Ellie always loved music; it was always her life. She played the trumpet in the marching and pop band for 4 years and held the first chair many times. She was also in the high school chorus. She met Walter, the love of her life, at a skating rink in Erie, PA. They got married June 30, 1951. Ellie followed Walter to TX where he served in the Air Force for 4 years. They then moved to Miami, FL and opened and operated a bakery for 18 years. In the mid 70's, they then moved to Winter Haven, sold real estate, and opened another Bakery.
Ellie and Walter worked with several real estate brokers for over 40 years, and the last company being Keller Williams in which they were the beloved grandparents to all.
Throughout her life, Ellie held offices in several organizations She was the president of Lions Club Women Auxiliary in Miami, Fl. She is a member of Heartland Church, Winter Haven. She was also Sunday School teacher, a choir member for 70 years, coordinator of Widow’s Lyft at Heartland Church, and participated in a cancer support group.
Preceded in death by husband Walter Moosbrugger. They were married for 68 years. She is survived by her children: Debbie Young (Jim) Maryville, TN, Kathy Miller (Ed) Winter Haven, FL, Danny Moosbrugger (Bobbi) Winter Haven, FL, David Moosbrugger Austin (Corey) Vero Beach, FL, and Dennis Moosbrugger (Jennifer) Vero Beach, FL. Sister Alice Stephens Navarre, Fl. Nine Grandchildren and three great children.
Ellie was an amazing mother, grandmother, great grandmother, friend, confidant, and Christian. She was beloved by everyone she met. She will truly be missed by her family, friends, and the communities she served. She and Walter are finally together again baking cookies and watching over all of us. A Celebration of Life Service and a Gathering of Friends and Family is scheduled for Saturday, May 1st at Heartland Church 225 Ave B NW Winter Haven, FL.
The Gathering is from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. and Ellie’s Celebration of Life Service starts at 11:00 a.m.
Dr. Daniel Moosbrugger officiating.
Saturday, May 1, 2021
Saturday, May 1, 2021