Eleanor “Ellie” Baune was born on December 6, 1933, to Camiel and Margaret Baret. On November 17, 1951, she was united in marriage to LaVerne Baune at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. She retired as the City Clerk in Vesta. Ellie loved elephants, artex paints, baking and her recipes.

Ellie died on Friday, November 20, 2020, at the Prairie Home Hospice Lockwood House in Marshall. She is survived by her son Charles (and Rose Ann) Baune, daughter Marge Warnke and daughter Pat (and Dan) Piker, eight grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and sister Bonnie Tubbs. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband LaVerne, daughter Karen Schreifels, son Richard, grandsons Jason Schreifels and Mark Warnke and brothers Dennie Baret and Bernie Baret.