Loving Husband, Proud Dad, Grandpa & Great-Grandpa Age 83 of Inver Grove Heights Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on September 20, 2013, after a courageous 2 plus years battle with cancer. Preceded in death by parents, Harry & Ella; brothers, Harvey, Elroy & Kenneth; sisters, LaVerna, Gladys & Shirley. Greatly missed by his wife of 57 years, Carol; children, Catherine (David) Crowell, David, Nancy (Virgil) Pawlenty, Gregory, Diana (Kenneth) Jasa, John (Sherry); 14 grand-children, 6 great-grand-children; siblings, Orville (Barbara), Marcie (Robert) Plan; sisters-in-law, Mary & Lenore; also other relatives & friends. Elmer was a US Army Veteran and worked many years in the construction trades. He was a devoted family man, gardener and a true jack of all trades. Funeral Service 11 AM Wednesday, September 25th, with visitation 9-11 AM prior to the service at Emanuel Lutheran Church, 2075 70th St. E. IGH. Interment Emanuel Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials preferred. 651-455-2035



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Roberts Funeral Home
8108 Barbara Ave  Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077
(651) 455-2035

Published in Pioneer Press on Sept. 22, 2013