Ellen Totton, age 85, of Murdo, S.D., died Friday, November 1, 2013, at the Philip Nursing Home.
Ellen Jean Weiss was born September 23, 1928, at the hospital in Mobridge, the fifth of seven children born to Ernest R.O. and Olga (Wiedmann) Weiss. She was baptized December 9, 1928, at the Lutheran Church of Akaska with her aunt and uncle, Tillie and Emil Wiedman, as her sponsors. She lived in the country at Akaska for six years.