Weatherford Democrat

April 12, 2013

Ellien Annie Goff


Weatherford Democrat

— Ellien Annie Goff, 78, a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, died April 11, 2013, in Weatherford.

Service is 2 p.m. Monday, April 15, at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in Weatherford. Visitation 2-4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Ellien was born Nov. 27, 1934, in Haskell. She liked playing cards, dominoes and watching any game show. She was a great cook, loving friend and enjoyed laughing and spending time with her very large and rowdy German family. She was a longtime member of Rock of Helps Church. She is now with the Lord.

She is survived by her husband, Gene; daughter, Gerry Ann Benge and husband, Randall; son, Martin Lindsay and wife, Liz, of Weatherford; daughter, Karen Hale and husband, Rusty, of Millsap; granddaughters, Nikki Rokus and husband, Daniel, Lindsay Daniels and husband, Jared, Rachel Lindsay and Heather Hale; grandson, Jared Lindsay and wife, Lauren; great-grandchildren, Austin, Braxton and Kendahl Daniels, and Marleigh, Jack and Harper Lindsay; sisters, Lois Grandy, Lena Mae Alvis and Dorothy Monroe; brothers, Martin “Sonny” Rueffer and Dennis Rueffer; sister-in-law and dear friend, Sue Goff; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Martin and Lena Rueffer; brother, Raymond Dipple; sister, Gaynell Helweg; and first husband and father of her children, Jerry Lee Lindsay.

Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel