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June 25, 1953 ~ September 15, 2023 (age 70) 70 Years Old
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Mrs. Ellaine Rose Goss, age 70, of Ewing, Illinois and formerly of St. Charles, Missouri, passed away at 8:28 p.m. Friday, September 15, 2023, at Heartland Regional Medical Center of Marion.
Her wishes are to be cremated with no public services at this time.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a future date.
The Leffler Funeral Home of Benton is in charge of the cremation arrangements.
Ellaine was born on June 25, 1953, the daughter of Robert B. Lueken and Margaret Emory (Meisenheimer) Lueken. She married Michael Lee Goss on October 15, 1999, and he survives.
She was a retired Childhood Development worker, having last worked as a Director with Head Start in St. Charles, Missouri.
Ellaine enjoyed cooking, canning vegetables from her garden, and reading. She was a former Girl Scout leader. Her favorite thing to do was spend time with her family. She was of the Christian faith.
She is survived by her loving husband Michael Goss of Ewing, Illinois; her three children: Jennifer Hohlt and husband Brian of St. Charles, Missouri, Andrew Wiskoski and wife Dawn of Union, Missouri, Margaret “Maggie” Fischer and husband Scott of St. Charles, Missouri; Mike’s children: Michelle Hollowell and husband Jason, Jennifer Beskorovany, Corinne “Cori” Tinker and husband Denny, all of St. Charles, Missouri; fourteen grandchildren to whom she was referred to as “Gummy”; a brother Steven Lueken and wife Trish of Eureka, Missouri; a sister Beverly Cantoni and husband Robert of Manchester, Missouri; several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Goss was preceded in death by her parents, and a sister Sharon Kuhlmann.
The family would prefer memorial contributions be made in memory of Ellaine to a children’s charity of the donor’s choice.
To leave online condolences to the family, or to share memories of Ellaine, visit www.lpfuneralhome.com.