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ERNST, Elmer T. (1917-1960)

ERNST

Posted By: Janet M Schuldt (email)
Date: 1/19/2019 at 15:30:39

Ida County Pioneer Record, Ida Grove, Ida, Iowa Thursday, June 16, 1960 Page 13

Elmer Theodore Louis Ernst

Elmer Theodore Louis Ernst, the oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Ernst, was born September 3, 1917, in Grant Township and departed from this earth June 10, 1960. He was baptized and confirmed by his maternal grandfather, the Rev. H. Schwenk, at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Grant Township where he also attended parochial school.

On September 4, 1938, he was united in marriage, also by the Rev. Schwenk, to Helma Mildenstein at Trinity Lutheran Church. This marriage was blessed with three children, Wayne, now married, and Karen and Kenneth still at home. Shortly after their marriage, they started farming in Grant Township. Since that time, they have lived in various places and at the time of his death, Elmer was employed at Midwest Industries.

He leaves to mourn: his widow, Helma; two sons, Wayne and Kenneth; one daughter, Karen; one daughter-in-law, Elaine; also, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Emst; three brothers, Ray, Wilbert, and Leonard; one sister, Mrs. Walter Streck, all of Ida Grove. Also, surviving are his parents-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Emil Mildenstein of Battle Creek, Iowa; his grandmother, Mrs. Minnie Emst, and many other relatives and friends.


 

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