Ellen married Roy Anderson at Augustana Lutheran Church in 1987. They have three boys, Eric, Jake, and Brady. Eric is getting married on May 11, 2019 to Cierra Bartol-Byers. Eric and Cierra are both teachers in Glencoe/Silver Lake school district. Jake has a degree in Wildlife fisheries from the U of M and is busy exploring employment options around the United States. Brady is attending UW Superior. He is working on a degree in History Education and psychology.
Roy is the Media Specialist and manages the auditorium at KSS in Fergus Falls. He spends his free time coach, watching and playing many sports.
Ellen works in Alexandria Public Schools as the work experience coordinator for the Transition Center. Her passion is helping young adults with disabilities find competitive wage employment and teaching them to be fiscally responsible so they can live as independently as possible.
Ellen has worked as the financial secretary for Augustana Lutheran Church since January 2013. Ellen’s goal is to educate the council and boards about the financial situation of the church so they can manage the church budget.