Jane 'Ellen' Rambeck

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

March 5, 1935 ó Dec. 13, 2017

Jane "Ellen" (Baldy) Rambeck passed away in Fairbanks, Alaska, on Dec. 13, 2017. Ellen was born March 5, 1935, to Lois Ellen (Hodge) and Edward B. Baldy in Spirit Lake and graduated from Spirit Lake High School.

After receiving her teaching certificate from Iowa State Teacherís College (UNI) Ellen taught elementary school in Primghar and Spirit Lake until moving to Washington State. There she married David Rambeck and the adventuresome couple moved to North Pole, Alaska, where they were employed by the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District.

Following Davidís death, Ellen taught school in the Aleutian Islands and Napakiak, Alaska, until she retired to Fairbanks. In 2012, Ellen married Carleton "Slim" Towne Sr. She enjoyed playing bridge, bingo, volunteering as a driver for Love, Inc. and was a member of PEO and Elks.

Ellen was preceded by her parents, husbands, David Rambeck and Slim Towne, and her brother-in-law, Clayton Liggett.