Ella Mae Gansky, 103, passed away on March 19, 2015 in Mesa, Arizona. She was born in Lake Park, Minnesota and went on to earn her teaching certificate from Moorhead State Teachers College. She spent several years teaching before marrying Oscar Gansky in 1935. Oscar predeceased her in 1994. Ella is survived by two daughters, Janice Stallard and Margaret Martin, both of Mesa; and by one son, Paul (Joan) Gansky of Culver City, California; plus four grandchildren, Chuck (Sherri), Steven, Lisa and Linda (Cody), and two great-grandaughters, Aria and Indigo. Ella was an extraordinary woman who was an inspiration to her family and all who knew her.