Ellen Follestad Obituary – Death: We are deeply saddened to learn that Ellen Follestad of Glencoe, passed away on October 13, 2021, after being hospitalized following the fatal crash on Highway 212 near County Road 31 in Norwood Young America. It was reported that she died leaving families, friends, and loved ones in great grief and fear.
She was a perfect example of what it means to be a wonderful person. She had a calming presence and was extremely kind, she touched the hearts of so many and was an inspiration to everyone who knew her.
Causes of Ellen Follestad’s Death…
At the moment, no information has been received from the family as they are observing their difficult times. He had a caring heart, generous attitude, and a fun-loving personality that laid the foundation for years of lifelong friendships.
A 21-year-old driver who crashed into a school bus carrying a cross country team Tuesday night has died, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
Ellen Follestad, of Glencoe, was hospitalized following the crash on Highway 212 near County Road 31 in Norwood Young America. Wednesday morning, the state patrol announced her death.
The bus was transporting members of the Hutchinson High School cross country team. Two student-athletes suffered minor injuries, according to the school district.
One of those students, 14-year-old Samuel Colvin, was taken to the emergency room, his mother said. He received a lot of bruises and more than a dozen stitches over his eye. The 78-year-old bus driver was not injured.
The little reminders that cause tears today will turn into little reminders that make us sad and then those little reminders will eventually make us smile and remember Ellen just as she would have wanted us to with love, a grin, and maybe a cold one.
We ask that you uplift her parents and close family and friends in prayer during this time. She has left an impact on the lives of many and a legacy that will live on for many years.