Ella Mae Simolke

Ella Mae Simolke, born December 4, 1932, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at the age of 81. Cherished wife of the late Fredrick Herman Simolke. Loving mother of Byron James Simolke, Carolyn Margaret Simolke Anselmo (her late husband Kirk) and Wendy Lee Simolke Gosnell (her husband Danny Sr.) and the late Beverly A. Simolke. Daughter of the late John and Irma Parique. Proud grandmother of Stephanie, Jessica, Mark and Michael Anselmo and Susanna, Danny Jr. and Stanton Gosnell. Great grandmother of Payton Benfatti, Lexi and Landyn Martinez. Also survived by Michael, Marsha and Martha Meadows. Ella Mae was a resident of Metairie, LA but spent most of her life in Chalmette, LA. She enjoyed bingo and going to the casino. Always one to speak her mind, she was a strong and beautiful lady. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her. Special thanks to Heritage Manor Nursing Home for the loving care they provided. Relatives and friends were invited to attend a visitation held at St. Bernard Memorial Funereal Home, on Saturday, May 24, 2014. A funeral mass followed. Interment was in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens. To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit www.stbernardmemorial.com

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