Ervin J. Eveslage(1930 - 2012)

Ervin J. Eveslage, 81

St. Cloud

Oct. 28, 1930 ~ Oct. 1, 2012

A Gathering of Family and Friends celebrating the life of Ervin J. Eveslage, age 81 of St. Cloud will be from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at the Daniel Funeral Home, St. Cloud. Ervin died October 1, 2012 at the St. Cloud Hospital. Private inurnment will take place at a later date at Assumption Cemetery, St. Cloud. The St. Cloud Eagles Aerie #622 ritual will be at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home in St. Cloud.

Ervin was born on October 28, 1930 in St. Cloud, Minnesota to Joseph and Annie (Meith) Eveslage. He was a United States Air Force Veteran of the Korean War. He married Collette Sandkamp in 1956 and she preceded him in death in 1984. Ervin was employed as a Fire Fighter by the City of St. Cloud for 27 years, retiring in 1983. He married Phyllis M. Hasert on October 6, 1990 at St. Mary's Cathedral in St. Cloud. Ervin was a member of the St. Cloud Eagles Aerie #622, Waite Park American Legion Silver Star Post #428 and a life member of the Sauk Rapids Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #6992.

Survivors include his wife, Phyllis; children, Michael Johnson of Houston and Debra Pince of Sartell; six grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren, two great great granddaughters; brother, Raymond of St. Cloud; and special caretaker, Paul Forcia.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Arnold; and sister, Bernice Michalski.


Published in the St. Cloud Times on Oct. 3, 2012