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Ellen Elizabeth Zelent

September 23, 1969 May 1, 2019
Ellen Elizabeth Zelent
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Obituary for Ellen Elizabeth Zelent

Ellen Elizabeth Zelent, age 49 of Downers Grove, IL, peacefully passed away with her family by her side on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 in Sarasota, FL.

She was born September 23, 1969 in Milwaukee, WI, the daughter of David G. Blattner and Elizabeth Linehan Blattner.

Ellen was a graduate of the University of Maryland, where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and her Master’s Degree in Social Work. She was involved in the University of Chicago’s Social Worker program, Lutheran Social Services, the Charter School system and most recently Evolution Counseling in Naperville. During her college life, she was very active in her sorority (Alpha Xi Delta) as well as volunteering for various charity programs.

She is survived by her parents, her loving husband of 9 years Robert “Bob” Zelent, and their son August “Augie” Zelent, brothers David (Julie) Blattner, Michael (Jennifer) Blattner, numerous loving aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents Louis & Georgiana Blattner and Jack & Helen Linehan, her cousin David Voss, and her uncle Gregory Blattner.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM at DUNN FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 1801 S. Douglas Road, Oswego, IL 60543.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM on Friday, May 10, 2019 at St. Anne Catholic Church, 551 Boulder Hill Pass, Oswego, IL 60543.

Burial will follow at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery in Naperville, IL.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made on Ellen’s behalf to The American Cancer Society or The National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

For information: 630-554-3888 or www.dunnfamilyfuneralhome.com


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Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

9

May

4:00 PM 5/9/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/9/2019 8:00:00 PM
Dunn Family Funeral Home With Crematory

1801 South Douglas Road
P.O. Box 665
Oswego, IL 60543

Dunn Family Funeral Home With Crematory
1801 South Douglas Road Oswego 60543 IL
United States

Service

Friday

10

May

10:00 AM 5/10/2019 10:00:00 AM
Dunn Family Funeral Home With Crematory

1801 South Douglas Road
P.O. Box 665
Oswego, IL 60543

Dunn Family Funeral Home With Crematory
1801 South Douglas Road Oswego 60543 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Peter and Paul Cemetery Final Resting Place

N Columbia Ave
Naperville, IL 60540

N Columbia Ave Naperville 60540 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Cancer Society - Oak Brook Terrace

1801 Meyers Rd
Suite 100
Oak Brook Terrace, IL 60181

National Multiple Sclerosis Society - Greater Illinois Chapter

525 W. Monroe St
Chicago, IL 60661
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