Gabriele Ellrick, 64, of Purdy, passed away on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, at Cox Hospital in Monett. She was born on Jan. 15, 1953, in Heuchelheim, Germany, daughter of Paul and Franziska (Diehl) Mahn, and moved to the United States in 1982.
Survivors include: one son, John Ellrick, Jr., of Purdy; two daughters, Sandra Smith, of Pineville and Bernice White and her husband David Aaron, of Pierce City; six grandchildren; and three brothers still living in Germany.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers.
A private family service will be held at a later date.
Cremation arrangements are under the direction of the White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville.