Krahn, Ellen B.
Peacefully passed into the presence of her Lord, surrounded by her family at her home in Elmira on Tuesday, April 18, 2023 at the age of 73 years. Beloved wife and best friend of David for 46 years. Cherished mother of Darcy and Suzanne Krahn and Jolene and Ryan Johnson. Devoted Grandma of Matthew, Olivia, Alyssa; Ephraim, Gavri, Nicholas, and Dawson. Sister of Abner and Eleanor Metzger, Edward and Gayle Metzger, Isaac Metzger, David and Marjorie Metzger, and Amsey and Eileen Metzger. Ellen will be lovingly remembered by her many cousins, nieces, nephews and their families, as well as David’s family, Dorothy and Roy Cheechoo, Viola and Paul Virts, Arthur and Marj Krahn, Esther Krahn, Elvera and David MacInnes, Daniel and Brenda Krahn, Paul and Margruite Krahn, Marianne Krahn and Victor Bartel, Tim Krahn and Dalila Seckar. Predeceased by her parents John and Lovina (Bauman) Metzger, brother John Metzger, sister Almeda Martin, brother-in-law Abner Martin, and sister-in-law Mary Metzger.
Ellen devoted her life to the service of Christ and impacted everyone both at home and around the world. She will be missed but her light and love for Christ will continue to shine.
Visitation will be held on Friday, April 21, 2023 from 1-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at Emmanuel Evangelical Missionary Church, 2 First St. W., Elmira, where a funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2023 at 1 p.m. followed by interment in Elmira Union Cemetery. The service will be livestreamed and will be available on Ellen’s tribute page of the funeral home website. As expressions of sympathy, donations to Women Together or EMCC World Partners would be appreciated and may be made through the Dreisinger Funeral Home, Elmira.