Lois Arlene Wilson Ellingson, 78, died Aug. 7, 2013.
She was born in Great Falls on Jan. 21, 1935, a daughter of Edgar C. Wilson and Blanche Haefer Wilson. She married Ronald Willard Ellingson in Great Falls on June 15, 1951.
She made baby blankets for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and had read shelves of books.
Survivors include her husband; children, Deborah Mallard, Jeffrey Ellingson, Deena Topel, Dorene Nelson and Donald Ellingson; 12 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; and a great-great grandchild.
Services were Aug. 10 at Cremation & Funeral Gallery.
Condolences may be sent to Topel Printing, c/o Richard Topel, 15 N. 22nd St., Billings, MT 59101.