January 19, 2023
Ellen Marie Badger 83, of Cathlamet, died December 28, 2022 in a Vancouver care center.
Ellen was born to Ross and Ruth (Hazzard) Davis in Kelso on February 28,1939. She attended school in Kelso. In 1957 she married Larry Badger and moved to Grays River. She and Larry raised their family there.
She was a member of the Naselle School Board for several years. She and Larry loved camping with friends after the kids were grown. Ellen enjoyed ceramics, reading, doing puzzles and most of all loved time with her family. She will be remembered for the way she enjoyed life.
Ellen is survived by her five children, Ross Badger (Carrie), Kim Tarabochia (Terry), Dana Badger, Lori Badger (Rick) and Lynn Badger, a brother, Keith Davis, a sister, Betty Ann Davis 12 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren. She was preceded by Larry in 2011, brother, Hugh Davis and sister, Janet Maas.
A celebration of Ellen’s life will be held Saturday May 13, 1 p.m., at the Rosburg Hall. Dowling Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.