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Ethel Wolf

Ethel was born on February 24, 1928 and passed away on June 12th 2020. Ethel was a resident of Sun City, AZ for many years until her husband passed, then she came to live with her granddaughter Michelle in Aurora, NE. She lived a very full and active life until the time of her death. She was surrounded by those she loved most in the world, her grandchildren.

Visitation for Ethel will be held from 4 - 7 p.m. Thursday, June 18th at Higby-McQuiston Chapel in Aurora. CDC Guidelines will have to be followed. Ethel's final resting place will be in the Veteran's National Cemetery in Phoenix, Arizona next to her husband. Memorials may be made in care of the family to designate at a later date. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com


Born on February 24, 1928 in St Peters, Kansas. Ethel's parents were Peter J Brungardt and Mary Brundgardt Wasinger. Ethel was the second of four children.

Ethel was married to George Wolf on October 27, 1947 in St Peters, Kansas. Together they had one daughter Ruth Ann. They were married for 67 years.

Ethel and George enjoyed their life together. Spent many years traveling all over the United States and Canada in a beautiful motorhome. Family and friends enjoyed seeing them when they would travel through. Ethel was an amazing, fun loving woman who made friends everywhere she went.

Since her move to Aurora she became Michelle's sidekick. They went everywhere together. Massages, Hair and Nails, trips to Denver to see her Aunt Adeline in Sterling and Brian and his family. Wherever Michelle went Ethel went. She loved going out to eat, having a mango margarita every once in a while, and going to the casino to play the slots. Most of all she loved it when all the family would come over and visit.

Ethel was the Patriarch of her family. She loved us all very much and she thought the world of her grandkids. She taught us that family was the most important and we were blessed to have her with us for these past 4 1/2 years. We are truly blessed to call her grandma! She will be greatly missed.

Ethel is preceded in death by: Her husband George Wolf, parents Peter Brungardt and Mary Brungardt, Brother Clarence, Sister Mary Ellen Dings.

Ethel is survived by: Her grandchildren Michelle Kingsley (Michael) Brian Gray and Jessica Roth (Randy) great grandchildren Lauren Schuster, Shayla Fox (Grant) Jeff Kingsley (Katie) Krysti and Chelsea Stehle, Michael Gray, Kieana Moore, Olivia, Joshua and Penelope Roth. Great great grandchildren Lincoln and Nora Kingsley and Dwayne Russo. Sister Florentine Dreiling as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

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