Marjie Mae Ernst (1922 - 2012)


JESUP – Marjie Mae Ernst, 89 years old of Jesup, died Friday, Aug. 24, at the West Village Care Center in Independence of natural causes. She was born Dec. 17, 1922, at Cresco, the daughter of Arthur Woellstein and Catherine (Brando) Woellstein.
On Oct. 1, 1941, she was united in marriage to Hubert Otto Ernst in Cresco.
Mrs. Ernst is survived by two daughters, Pamela Clark of Minneapolis, Minn., and Marlys (Dan) Federspiel of Jesup; five grandchildren and six great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Hubert on Jan. 31, 2008; one sister, Earline Baker and two stillborn sons, Jason Lee Ernst and Hubert Jay Ernst.
Funeral services were 10:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 27, at the American Lutheran Church, Jesup, with Rev. Dawn Pederson officiating.
Burial will be in New Oregon Cemetery, Cresco at a later date. Visitation was held Sunday, Aug. 26 at the White Funeral Home, Jesup and for an hour before services Monday at the church. Online condolences may be made at
White Funeral Home, Jesup is in charge of the arrangements.
Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Aug. 28 to Sept. 8, 2012