Braeden M. Ellingson, 18, of Worthing, SD passed away unexpectedly Sunday, February 3, 2013. Funeral services will begin at 10:00 AM Thursday, February 7, 2013 at the Lutheran Church of Dell Rapids. Burial will be in the Dell Rapids Cemetery. Visitation with family present will be from 5:00 to 7:00 PM Wednesday at Minnehaha Funeral Home in Dell Rapids.
Braeden Michael Ellingson was born April 12, 1994 in Sioux Falls to parents Mike and Lori (Dougherty) Ellingson. He was raised and attended school in Dell Rapids, graduating from Dell Rapids High School in 2012. While in school he participated in wrestling and football. He helped Dell Rapids High School win two State A Football Championships.
Braeden enjoyed spending time with family and friends, especially if it included hunting, fishing, racing quads, snowboarding or skateboarding. He was always very dedicated to his projects and passions. He was employed at Wilson Trailers and had planned to become a journeyman electrician.
Grateful for having shared his life are is parents, Lori (Charles) Atkins, Worthing and Mike (Julie) Ellingson, Dell, Rapids; siblings, Tim, Lindsey, Steve, John, Meagan (Brandon), Ashley (Bryan), Breean, Sarah, Payton, Austin and Logan; grandparents, Marcie Ellingson, Francis and Betty Marso, Sharon Stordahl and Dwayne and Jerene Atkins; numerous aunts; uncles; nieces; nephews; cousins; other relatives and friends and his Black Lab, Oops.
Braeden was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Howard Ellingson, Arlen Stordahl and Roger Dougherty and uncle, Dan Ellingson.