Ellen G. (Mrs. Arnold) Prieve, age 94 of Faribault died on Wednesday, April 9, 2008 at the St. Lucas Care Center, Faribault.

   Funeral Services will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, Faribault on Saturday, April 12, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. with the Reverend Steven J. Kuehne officiating.  Interment will be in Meadow Ridge Memorial Park, Faribault.

   Visitation will be held at the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault on Friday, April 11 from 4 to 7 p.m. and also at the church for one hour prior to the service on Saturday.

   Ellen Georgena, the daughter of George F. and Laura (Deike) Schwartz was born April 13, 1913 in Faribault.  She graduated with the class of 1930 from Faribault Senior High School. She married Arnold Prieve on August 18, 1936 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Faribault, and he preceded her in death on May 18, 1968.  Ellen attended Mankato Commercial College.  She became a secretary and accountant working at Ochs Brothers for 17 years, at Farmer Seed & Nursery and at Rice County Social Services for more than 10 years.  She was a member of Lutheran Ladies Auxiliary Chapter 11, Business and Professional Women’s Club, Faribault Women’s Club and the Red Cross Board.

   She is survived by her sister, Marie Purfeerst of Faribault, and many nieces and nephews.

   She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Arnold; two brothers, Arnold and Walter Schwartz; a sister-in-law Bertha Schwartz and a brother-in-law, Charles Purfeerst.

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