Ellen was born in Phoenix, Arizona to John and Zelma Rye Waldress. She worked for Sears in Phoenix, starting in 1963. Ellen transferred to the Tucson Sears in 1970 and retired in 1991.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Thomas and son, Joseph, also by her husbands, Casey Broniarczyk, David Reese and Frank Basiago. Survivors include her son, Buster (Vi) and daughter Liz (Ron). Grandsons Cameron and William (McKenna) granddaughter Tracy (Brad). Also survived by sister, Doris (Leon) Loupee, Nieces, Nieces, Cheryl and Karen and three great grandchildren. Ellen was active in the Sears retiree’s Club and Ladies group and planned their club luncheons, including the yearly pot luck in her home. She loved all her Sears friends and enjoyed being with the all. Ellen loved everyone she met and easily made friends. Memorial Services will be held on Friday August 16th, 2019 1:00 p.m at Brings Broadway Chapel, 6910 E. Broadway Blvd, Tucson.
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