Ellen Mae Appel, 96 of Fountain City, Wisconsin passed away peacefully on Monday, March 15, 2021 at St. Michael’s Assisted Living facility in Fountain City, Wisconsin. Ellen was born on May 5, 1924 at home to her parents Robert and Helen (Redlich) Appel in Buffalo City, Wisconsin. Ellen lived her entire life at her childhood home on Spring Lake until 2016 when she moved to St. Michael’s. Ellen was baptized at Dr. Martin Luther Church in Buffalo City, Wisconsin as a young child, and later confirmed at Christ Lutheran Church on April 10, 1938. Ellen was a lifelong member of Dr. Martin Luther Church, and was a volunteer driver for many years. Ellen was employed at Lake Center Switch for a number of years, as well as helping on her parent’s farm over the course of her lifetime. Ellen is survived by her two cousins; Graylen Becker of Rochester, Minnesota, and Donald Redlich of Santa Fe, New Mexico. She was preceded in death by her parents. A graveside service will be held on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at Buffalo City Cemetery, in Buffalo City, Wisconsin at 10:00am, with Pastor Mark Wilde officiating. Talbot Family Funeral Homes, Alma location is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences can be left at talbotfuneralhomes.com.