Ellen M. Eddy Spaulding


Ellen M. Eddy Spaulding, 79, of Seymour passed away Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, at home with her family by her side.

Born Sept. 19, 1936, in Seymour, she was the daughter of Adolph and Laura Hoevener Koop, both of whom preceded her in death. On Aug. 4, 1957, in Seymour, she married Donald L. Eddy, who preceded her in death Dec. 16, 1991. She then married Giles Spaulding on Aug. 19, 1995, and they spent 21 wonderful years together.

She was a loving wife, a homemaker and a loving mother and grandmother. She enjoyed visiting with her family and friends and loved to volunteer and help others. She was a member of Reddington Christian Church, Cummins Retiree Club and the auxiliary of Gideons International.

Besides her husband, Giles, survivors include two children, Dwight (Karla) Eddy and Stephanie (Craig) Prewitt; grandchildren, Allisha (Prewitt) Daraswad (fiancé, Levi Nehrt), Nathan Eddy, Justin Prewitt, Nicholaus (Mackenzie) Eddy and Alex (Abby) Eddy; great-grandchildren, Thai Daraswad, Lynnley Daraswad, Kaylen Eddy and Conrad Eddy; sister, Norma Kriete; stepson, Darren (Kim) Spaulding; stepgrandchildren, Darrick (Samantha) Spaulding and Craig (Holly) Spaulding; stepgreat-grandchildren, Taylor, Payson and Jasper Spaulding; and several nieces and nephews.

Besides her husband, Donald, and parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Louis Koop, Marvin Koop, Harold Koop and William Koop; and a sister, Lorna Kriete.

The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Voss Chapel in Seymour with the Rev. Scott Brown and the Rev. Bill Weaver officiating. Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until time of service Saturday.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Schneck Medical Center, Reddington Christian Church or Gideons International.

Online condolences may be made at vossfuneralservice.com.