Obit: Ahrens, Ervin A. (1923 - 2005)
Contact: Robert Lipprandt
Surnames: Ahrens, Braunel, Cooper, Hadler, Liebers, Moser, Preuss, Woller
----Source: The Peterson & Kraemer Funeral Home (Marathon, WI) Online obituary
Ahrens, Ervin A. (9 NOV 1923 - 18 JUL 2005)
Ervin A. Ahrens, 81, town of Marathon, died Monday, July 18, 2005 at the House of Dove, Marshfield.
He was born November 9, 1923 in the town of Cassel, son of the late Walter and Frances (Lindner) Ahrens. On May 31, 1951, he married Arletta Braunel at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Marathon. She survives.
Ervin was a dairy/ginseng farmer in the town of Marathon until retiring in 1988. Besides putting together jigsaw puzzles with family, traveling and hunting, he enjoyed visiting with family and friends and driving his 4-wheeler around the farm and neighborhood. Ervin was an active member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Marathon.
Besides his wife, Arletta Ahrens, town of Marathon, survivors include one daughter, Cheryl (Paul) Preuss, Birnamwood; four sons, Royal (Diane) Ahrens, Merrill, Rodney (Suzan) Ahrens, Mosinee, Gary (Connie) Ahrens, Marathon and Russell (Laura) Ahrens, Mosinee; seven grandchildren, Shane & Brent Ahrens, Shelly & Steven Preuss, Justine, Angela & Hayley Ahrens; three step grandchildren, Cory (Brenda) Cooper, Angela & Shawn Cooper; two sisters, Dorothy Woller, Merrill and Adeline Moser, Marathon; one brother, Henry (Elizabeth) Ahrens, Marathon.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Barbara Ahrens and one sister, Laura Liebers.
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 21, 2005 at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Marathon. Rev. Jon Hadler will officiate. Burial will be in St. Matthew Cemetery, Marathon. Friends may call from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, Marathon and again from 10:00 a.m. Thursday until the time of services at the church.
On line condolences are at www.petersonkraemer.com
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