Ellen LaVerne “Sue” Gilman, 86, of Shelton, WA passed away at Fir Lane Health and Rehabilitation Center on Sunday, January 13, 2012. Ellen was born on April 15, 1926 to Lloyd W. and Goldie (Goodwin) Fosdick in Port Angeles, WA. She graduated from Irene S. Reed High School in Shelton in 1943 and met her husband in Aberdeen while he was serving in the military there and the two were married in July of 1944. Ellen worked for about three years for the telephone company before becoming a full time wife and mother. Mrs. Gilman’s pride and joy were her children and grandchildren. Her hobbies included gardening and canning. She was a wonderful cook and an avid reader. She is survived by her son Chris (Karen) Gilman, Shelton; daughter, Erin (David) Ryan, Las Vegas, NV; grandchildren, Michael and Jakob Gilman, Jeffrey Ryan and Jennifer Myers; great grandchildren, Logan Myers and Courtney Ryan, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She is preceded in death by her parents, Husband Frank, brother Ron Fosdick and children Jeffrey and Marceil. A memorial gathering will be held at McComb Funeral Home on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 1:00.