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Ervin J. Whetstone

1933 - 2019 Obituary Condolences
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Ervin J. Whetstone

Phoenix - Ervin J. Whetstone passed at Banner Thunderbird Hospital January 5, 2019. He was born on July 16, 1933 in Johnson County, Iowa to Ervin Whetstone, Sr. and Fern Wertz. He was predeceased by his parents, brother Caroll, and his beloved Nancy. He is survived by his sons Reg, Ken, Chuck and his fiancé Dorothy. Ervin was educated at Iowa Mennonite School, AM and FM Washington, Iowa commercial college, worked at Maple Crest Turkey Farm, Manager at Welkona Turkey Farm, attended Airline School, then worked 30 years between Western Airlines that became Delta Airlines. Upon retirement he worked 3 years at Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery. He was active and dedicated to the Shrine Cause, the Children and Hospitals. He loved the hospital Clinics. He was a Mason, Shriner, Scottish Rite, Big Q, Provost, Temple (Captain 1997), hillybillys, worked for the Maricopa County Executive Posse; Erv was honored to serve past potentates on staff, personal aide and 3 years as marshal. A Masonic service will be held at 1:00 PM Sunday, February 17, 2019 at the El Zaribah Shrine Center, 552 N. 40th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85008. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to El Zaribah transportation fund. We will always cherish the loving memory of Ervin Whetstone. Visit for condolences.
Published in The Arizona Republic on Feb. 13, 2019
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