Travis Blain Ellenson was born June 29, 1985 in Fergus Falls, Minn. to Brenda (Christianson) Strandberg and Mark Ellenson. He was raised in the Cambridge area and graduated from Cambridge-Isanti High School in 2004. Travis married Megan Stanius of Isanti, Minn. on August 23, 2008.
Travis was an avid hunter and fisherman. He looked forward to his many hunting trips to Montana and out west with family and friends. Travis also enjoyed his many weekends in Henning especially during the deer hunting season. Travis had a spontaneous, carefree and independent spirit. He was a caring brother and son, who showed his love in silent ways. He was a proud and dedicated father to his son, Blain.
Travis is survived by his son, Blain and his wife, Megan of Princeton; mother, Brenda (Skip) Strandberg of Cambridge; father, Mark (Mary) Ellenson of Henning; two sisters, Mattie Ellenson of Henning, Sadie Ellenson of Henning; two brothers, Brian (Alicia) Strandberg of Sauk Rapids, Trent (Jenny) Strandberg of Stacy; grandparents, Rita Ellenson of Henning, Jim and Rosemary Ostrom of Henning, Ernie and Flo Strandberg of Carlton, and Geraldine Strandberg of Cambridge; and by many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by grandparents, Norman Ellenson and Chuck and Ardy Christianson; uncle, Blain Christianson; and great friend, Andy Englund.
A memorial service was held Monday, August 5, 2013 at Long Lake Lutheran Church in Isanti with Reverend Matt.
Memorials are suggested for an education fund for his son, Blain, at Cambridge State Bank. Arrangements were made with Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel.