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WINTER HAVEN - Paul W. Ernst, 61 passed away Friday , June 1, 2012 due to pancreatic cancer.
Paul was born in Trenton, N.J. April 12, 1951 and was a resident of Winter Haven for 18 years. Paul was a former U.S. Marine who served during Vietnam. He spent over 33 years as an Industrial Mechanical Engineer with Norelco, Owens-Illinois, and Mon-ier Lifetile. He went into the transport business in 2008 as a truck owner-operator.
Paul is survived by his wife of 29 years, JoAnn, his sons Paul Ernst Jr. and Chase Ernst, 4 grandchildren, his brother Donald Rasmussen, sister in law Jackie Trautwein, sister Mary Ellen Gueldenberg, and their families.
Paul was preceded in death by his parents Walter and Anna Rasmussen Ernst, and a brother Robert Ernst.
Paul enjoyed coaching hockey, reading, home make-over projects, cooking and entertaining.
The family extends a big thank you to Cornerstone Hospice and asks in lieu of flowers donations may be made in Paul's name to Cornerstone Hospice 2590 Havendale Blvd NW Winter Haven, FL 33881. A memorial service for Paul will be held Saturday June 9 at 3pm at St. John's Methodist Church 1800 Cypress Gardens Blvd. Winter Haven, FL 33884.
Published in Ledger on June 5, 2012