Ervin V. Gill 78
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St. Joseph, Minnesota
Nov. 1, 1935 ~ Mar. 1, 2014
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in St. Joseph for Ervin V. Gill, age 78, of St. Joseph, who passed away at his home on Saturday, March 1, 2014. Reverend Jerome Tupa, OSB, will officiate. Burial will take place in the Parish Cemetery with military honors.
Family and friends may call from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday and after 9:00 a.m. on Saturday all at the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Joseph. Parish Prayers will be at 5:00 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.
Ervin was born on November 1, 1935 in St. Wendel Township, Stearns County to Joseph and Gertrude (Wolney) Gill. He served honorably in the United States Army. Ervin married Marlene Jarnot on May 3, 1960 at St. Hedwig Catholic Church in Holdingford. They lived on a hobby farm in St. Joseph. Ervin worked for Hardrives Construction for over 35 years.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and cutting wood.
He is survived by his wife, Marlene; children, Daniel (Darlene) of Alaska, Gerald of Rice, and Allan (Darlene) of St. Joseph; three grandchildren, Jennifer (Korey) Budde, Janessa Gill, Kyle Gill; brothers and sisters, Herbert (Ethel), Eileen Capser, Theodore (Joanie), Marie Winter, Donald (Veronica), James (Celina), Mike (Arlene), Margie (Al) Kalla, Alma (Arnold) Neitfeld, Donna Mae(Jerome) Karls, and; sister-in-laws, Rosemary and Elizabeth; many nieces and nephews.
Ervin was preceded in death by his parents; son, Kenneth; brothers, Albert and Eugene; and two infant siblings, Joseph and Ann; brother-in-laws, Casper Capser and David Winter; his beloved dog, Digger.
Published in the St. Cloud Times on Mar. 5, 2014