Ellen M. Markison (nee Platson), 50, of Brookfield and formerly of Westmont, died on Nov. 4, 2015. 

Ms. Markison was a homemaker who attended Hollywood Elementary School and Westmont High School, graduating from the latter institution in 1983. She liked listening to music, cooking, oil painting and making craft items. 

She is survived by her husband, David L. Markison; her daughter, Lisbeth Markison; her grandson, Jonah; her parents, Donald and Mary Platson; her brother, Mark (Michelle) Platson; her in-laws, James and Muriel Markison; and her sister-in-law, Karen (Michael) Sullivan. She was preceded in death by her brother, Jared Platson. 

A funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Barbara Church, Brookfield, on Nov. 9, followed by interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside. Memorial donations are appreciated to the charity of your choice. 

Johnson Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.