Thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
I always enjoyed your sense of humor and truly thank you for mentoring me toward a police career. You were a great role model and a great guy. Rest in peace John.
I was very sad to hear of John's passing. We grew up together in the same neighborhood and his sister was my best friend. What great memories I have of the whole Ernst family, including aunts,Helga and Ann. They were great neighbors and dear friends. When John was in the "Racine Kilties" we (the family) would travel all over the place to watch all of the shows they were in. I will never forget what great times we all had. My deepest sympathy to the family.
I am so sorry to learn about John's death. Our families were neighbors in Racine , and John's brother Peter was one of my friends. After I moved back to Racine after being gone for many years, I would see him occasionally at various events in Racine. My deepest sympathy to you and your family.
Very sad to hear about the passing of John. He was a great man that will be missed.
Lorry Oertel- Matheson
you certainly will be missed John.. You always had a smile on and always had a nice thing to say.. Fly high with the angels..
We are so sorry for your loss. What a long struggle for both of you. My best memory of John is when he put his arm around me, in Rome, when a shady person was eyeing my purse. Try to stay strong. God be with you and your family.
Rich & Karen Oorlog
Will always happily remember good times in Grand Haven with our friend John .
A fellow Wisconsinite,
My fellow teacher and friend, I will miss you. I will always remember you for your humor, your kindness to others, and your helpful counsel to me on many occasions. I will always cherish the sand from Iwo Jima that you gave to my father. If I could, I would play taps for you, as you did for your fellow Marines on Iwo Jima's 20th anniversary. What a full and giving life you've had, ended too soon. You are a hero and role model forever.
We will miss you. You were a bright light in our life and community.
Miss you my Danish friend! kp