Cover photo for Ellen Goeden's Obituary
Ellen Goeden Profile Photo
1949 Ellen 2018

Ellen Goeden

July 6, 1949 — January 13, 2018

Ellen Pauline Goeden, age 68, of Ripon, WI, passed away Saturday, January 13, 2018, at Appleton Medical Center.

Ellen was born July 6, 1949, in Ripon, WI, the daughter of Wilbur and Lois (Siebenhaar) Daehn. She graduated from Rosendale High School. Ellen worked at Piggly Wiggly in Ripon for many years and then went on to further her education, receiving her teaching degree in special education. Ellen’s passion in life was to help kids she taught get their high school diploma or equivalency. She taught at Kettle Moraine Correctional Institute and retired from Oostburg High School with her master’s degree. Ellen loved watching her grandchildren and she was always willing to help anyone with anything.

Survivors include her son, Tony (Terrina) Goeden of Ripon, WI; two grandchildren, Lydia and Lance of Ripon, WI; sister, Katherine Giebel of Fond du Lac, WI; three brothers, Larry Daehn of New Glarus, WI, Jerry (Marjorie) Daehn of Combs, AR and James (Patricia) Daehn of Baraboo, WI; two nephews, Nicholas (Deven) Daehn of Fayetteville, AR and William (Marie) Daehn of New Orleans, LA. Ellen was further survived by aunts and cousins. She is preceded in death by her parents, Wilbur and Lois Daehn and brother-in-law, Philip Giebel.

Visitation for Ellen will be held on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, from 4 – 8:00 pm at Butzin-Marchant Funeral Home, 515 Mayparty Dr., Ripon, WI 54971 and again on Thursday, January 18, 2018, from 9 – 10:00 am at Butzin-Marchant Funeral Home in Ripon.

Funeral Service for Ellen will be held on Thursday, January 18, 2018, at 10:00 am at Butzin-Marchant Funeral Home in Ripon with Pastor Jack Igel officiating. Interment will follow at Rosendale Cemetery in the Village of Rosendale. A memorial is being established in Ellen’s name.

Please visit to send online condolences.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Ellen Goeden, please visit our flower store.


Visits: 48

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree