Joanne Denser Ellis, 93, of Columbus, OH, died at home on 11-7-2019. She was born in Columbus on 8-8-1926 to the late Earl and Ruth Denser. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Robert T. Ellis; daughter, Barb Holderman; and son-in-law, Frank Beck. Survived by children, Nancy Beck, Judy (Rick) Frawley, Betty (Al) Altfater and son-in-law, Dan Jones; 7 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Mom was always busy sewing, baking, knitting, drafting and painting, mostly for others. She loved the water, watching the birds and sunsets at Sapphire Lake where family and friends will gather next summer to celebrate her life and legacy.