Daphne Ellingson is my grandmother. She was born May 14, 1962 in North Platte Nebraska. Her parents lived in the small town of Curtis. North Platte had the closest doctors and hospitals.
At the age of 4 yrs. Daphne and her family, now including 2 1/2 younger sisters moved to Lexington, NE. She grew up north of Lexington where her father worked for a farmer/feedlot operation.
Daphne attending country school District 7 from kindergarten through sixth grade. Seventh grade through graduation she attended St. Ann's Catholic high school, graduating May of 1980.
Following graduation Daphne returned to Lexington with two daughters. She started working at Wal-mart in August 1987. Where she still works today in hourly management, managing the bakery.
Daphne has a large family she loves spending time with, especially her 5 grandchildren. Daphne also loves to grow flowers, cook for family and friends and following her grandkids as they participate in their sports.