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Mrs. Ernst Funeral Set

WINTERS - Funeral for Mrs. Charles F. Ernst, 85, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in St. John Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Walter Probst, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in Lutheran Cemetery under direction of Spill Funeral Home.

Mrs. Ernst died at 4:55 p.m. Monday in the Merrill Rest Home in Winters. She had been in ill health several years and in a nursing home five years.

Born Aug. 23, 1882, at Lavonia, Mich., she came with her parents to Texas at an early age. Her father was a Lutheran minister. In 1899 they moved to Winters, where her father was pastor of the Lutheran Church.

On Dec. 27, 1900, she married Mr. Ernst here. They lived on a farm south of Winters until 1954 when they moved to Winters. Mr. Ernst died in 1958. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Herman Spill of Winters and Mrs. Charlie Barry of Abilene; 11 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

Maria Agnes ERNST
Born: 23 Aug 1882
Died: 1 Jan 1968
Buried: Lutheran Cemetery, Winters, Runnels County, Texas
Husband: Carl F. Ernst

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