Ellen K. Makiya
February 17, 1966 - September 23, 2013



Of Thiensville. Embraced the arms of her Lord and Savior on Monday, September 23, 2013 at the age of 47 surrounded by family and friends. Beloved wife of Paul Makiya and devoted mother of Lauren and Matthew Makiya. Dearest daughter of Judie Schinker and the late John Schinker. Survived by David (Gerilynn) Schinker and Jim (Kay) Schinker, brothers of Ellen; Dennis & Marion Makiya, parents of Paul; Jim (Reine) Makiya, Robert (Lori) Makiya, Thomas (Joni) Makiya and Mike (Jan) Makiya, brothers of Paul; Margaret (Pat) Wiley, Elizabeth (Reuben) Gaudia, Mary (Jim) Stauber, Michelle (Ralph) Salas and Catie (Eric) Gietzen, sisters of Paul. Further survived by the gift of loving grandparents, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, friends and the church family of Beautiful Savior. 

Friends may greet the family on Monday, September 30 from 12:00 Noon – 2:00 PM and again from 4:00 PM to the time of services at 7:00 PM at BEAUTIFUL SAVIOR LUTHERAN CHURCH;11313 North Riverland Road in Mequon. In lieu of flowers gifts in memory of Ellen should be directed to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society; 200 South Executive Drive #203, Brookfield WI 53005; the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, 100 Charles Street Suite 234, Baltimore MD 21201 or the Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church K-9 Comfort Dog Ministry, 11313 North Riverland Rd., Mequon WI 53092.