ELLEN WIEST, 85, of Fort Atkinson, died April 15, 2013, at the Aase Haugen Nursing Home, in Decorah, after a lengthy history of cancer. Mass of Christian Burial is at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 19, at St. Luke's Catholic Church in St. Lucas, with Rev. Nick March presiding. Burial is in St. John's Catholic Cemetery, Fort Atkinson. Friends may call from 3-7 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at the Schluter - Balik Funeral Home, Chekal Chapel, Fort Atkinson. A Foresters rosary is at 4 p.m., and a scripture service is at 6 p.m. Thursday. Friends may also call after 9:30 a.m., at St. Luke's Catholic Church Friday morning. Ellen is survived by her six children: Jan (Lance) Sbiral, Spillville; Wayne (Corinne) Wiest, Calmar; Joyce (Roger) Hageman, Ossian; Judy (W. Douglas Weaver, M.D.) St. Romain, Birmingham, Mich.; Ron (Mary Tschida) Wiest, St. Paul, Minn.; and Jo (Dan) Allers, Hiawatha. Also surviving are Ellen's six grandchildren: Jason (Alice) Sbiral, Jennessa (Brian) Luzum, Josh (Laura) St. Romain, Amanda (Chad) Humpal, Grant Wiest and Kendra Wiest. Also surviving are Ellen's eight great-grandchildren: Noah and Trevor Sbiral, Cael, Ellie and Lauren Luzum, Dillon St. Romain and Landon and Kennedy Humpal; her siblings: Arlene (Mike) Heying, New Hampton; Millie Webber, Independence; Clair (Tina) Schwickerath, Cambridge, Mass.; and Doris (Sylvester) Mrachek, Schlei; Ellen's sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Ann (Bill) Swisher, Waterloo; Vera Wiest, Fort Atkinson; Marj Schwickerath, Waterloo; Marlene Schwickerath, Apache Junction, Ariz. and Arnold (Betty) Wiest, Fort Atkinson. Ellen was preceded in death by her parents, Victor and Rose (Gebel) Schwickerath; her husband, Arthur, in 1995; her brothers, Earl and LaVern Schwickerath; her husband's parents, Henry and Agnes Wiest; her brothers-in-law Bob Webber, Henry Jr. and Clarence Wiest; and her grandson, Darin Hageman, in 1991. schluterbalikfuneralhome.com.