Ernest W. Anfinson
Nevada - September 23, 1922—May 20, 2021
Ernest W. Anfinson passed away peacefully at Rolling Green Village in Nevada, Iowa, on May 20, 2021. Graveside services will be Saturday June 5, 2021 at 10:30 am at Garner Townshop Cemetery in Council Bluffs. He was born September 23, 1922, son of the late Nora and Elmer T. Anfinson of West Union, Iowa. Among his survivors are his sister Lorraine Biermann and her husband Daryl of Eldorado, Iowa.
Ernie married Martha Lou Pelisek on March 21, 1948. They had five children: Peggy Schlegel and husband Bob of State College, Pennsylvania; Bill Anfinson and wife Darlene of Carter Lake, Iowa; Polly Lukens and husband Keith of Story City, Iowa; Dr. Ted Anfinson of Denver, Colorado; and Marilyn Sands and husband Jeff of Aurora, Illinois. He is also survived by eight grandchildren: Aaron Anfinson, Eric Lukens and wife June, Daniel Lukens, Joey Anfinson, David Sands, Dacia Sands, and Nathan Sands; three stepgrandchildren: Jessica, Michael, and William Baer; two great-grandchildren: Bethany Rose and Jeremiah Lukens; and many loving nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by wives Martha Lou Anfinson and Jackie Wadsworth Anfinson and by daughter-in-law Christy Anfinson.
Ernie lived at Cedar Place in Story City from 2016 to the present. While there he became a member of the Story City Lions and Bethany Lutheran Church in Ames, Iowa.
Published by Story City Herald from May 28 to Jun. 3, 2021.