Elfriede Dorothea ‘Ellen’ (Klug) Chobany

Elfriede Dorothea “Ellen” (Klug) Chobany, 87, Portage, died Sunday. She was born in Mainz, Germany. She was married to the late Andrew Chobany. Surviving are two children: Barbara Ann Doll and John Andrew; and seven grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father and stepmother, Philipp and Katharina Klug; a son, Joseph Andrew; and two stepsiblings: Johanna Klug Long and Helmut Klug. Friends will be received from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Serenko-Claar Funeral Home, Portage. Divine Liturgy will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at St. Michael’s Orthodox Church.