John Ernst, 55, died June 10, 2014 at Aitkin, MN. He was born July 18, 1958 in Sioux Falls, SD.
Graveside services will be held in Pioneer Cemetery, rural Baltic at 2:00 PM on Saturday, July 12, 2014 with fellowship following at the West Nidaros Church, rural Crooks.
John was married to Ellen Johnson on September 10, 1988.
John is survived by his mother, Doris (Moe) Ernst, Sioux Falls; siblings, Sarah (Ron) Schock, Tea, SD; William, Minneapolis; Sally Watton, Baytown, TX; and Joseph, Sioux Falls; two nephews, Gabe and Aaron, one grand- niece, Riley, and one grand-nephew, Jake; aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father, Burrell R. Ernst and a brother in law, Rick Watton.