RAMSEY -- Ethel M. Gorton, 81, Ramsey, died Friday, Feb. 14, 2003, in Elk River.
She was born May 26, 1921, in Brainerd to Charles H. and Flora (Meyers) Flansburg. She married Orville G. Gorton on Feb. 7, 1945, in Brainerd. She was a retired ward manager for the Anoka State Hospital.
Survivors include two daughters, Carol Ann Peterson, Ramsey, and Jean Johnston, Centerville; four grandchildren; a sister, Burnice Raddatz, Brainerd; and two brothers, Walter Flansburg, Anoka, and Richard Flansburg, Becker.
Her husband died earlier.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Nowthen Alliance Church with the Rev. Robert Morton officiating. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery in Nowthen. Memorials are preferred to the American Cancer Society.
Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at Thurston-Lindberg Funeral Home in Anoka.
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