Mesa, AZ—Ellen Mae Sandburg Jones passed away on October 6, 2018. She was born December 10, 1928 in Seattle, Washington to Clyde Sandburg and Zuba Barnett Sandburg. She was the beloved mother to Donald David Jones, Jo Ellen Woods and Sharon Lee Feldt. Besides her children, she is survived by her sister Carol Montgomery and brother Benjamin Sandburg, her son-in-law Stanley Woods, 6 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, and 1 expected great-great granddaughter. Ellen was a navy wife and homemaker. She spent many years of her life moving from base to base and creating new loving homes for her family and making new friends. Her favorite place was Seattle. She will be greatly missed by family and friends. Memorial services will be held at Evergreen Washelli Funeral Home in Seattle on 10/15/2018. In lieu of flowers please donate to Hospice of the Valley.