LeRoy Eugene Ernst
November 18, 2021
LeRoy Eugene Ernst
1939 - 2021
Funeral services for LeRoy Eugene Ernst, 81, of Lincoln, were Thursday, Nov. 18, at Messiah Lutheran Church, in Lincoln. Interment will be Friday, Nov. 19, at 11 a.m., at Concodria Lutheran Cemetery, in Clearwater.
LeRoy died November 13, 2021. Volzke Funeral Home, in Seward, is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be designated to the Ernst family.
LeRoy Eugene Ernst was born Nov. 19, 1939, to Eugene W. and Clara L. (Schacher) Ernst, in Columbus.
He attended Duncan High School, graduating in 1957. Following high school, he attended Wayne State College, earning his degrees in education.
On May 20, 1962, LeRoy was united in marriage to Donna Sanne, in Clearwater. Follwoing Donna's death in 2013, LeRoy married Pamela Hromadka on July 11, 2015, in Friend.
LeRoy coached and taught in Clearwater, Clarkson and Madison. He served as principal in both Madison and Utica before retiring in 1998.
LeRoy was an avid Bears/Cubs fan. He also loved football, especially Husker football. He was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church in Lincoln.
He is survived by his wife, Pamela Hromadka-Ernst, of Lincoln; children, Roger (Melanie) Ernst, of Springfield, Jody (Scott) Carlson, of Norfolk, Sherry (Matt) Boerkircher, of Aurora, Jon (Amanda) Ernst, of Lincoln and Mark (Crystal) Ernst, of Howells; grandchildren, Thomas (Ashley) Ernst, Christopher (Melanie) Ernst, Kyle Ernst (Katelyn Kelley), Heather Ernst, Stephanie (Sam) Prokopec, Daniel Carlson, Molly Carlson, Abby (Tyler) Woodward, Emily (Andrew) Stolpe, Ian Boerkircher, Nate Boerkircher, Hannah Ernst, Trenton Ernst, Briggs Ernst Tenley Ernst and Daxton Ernst; great-grandchildren, Everett and Eli Prokopec.
LeRoy was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene and Clara Ernst; wife, Donna Ernst; sister, Arlene Koopman and brother-in-law, Vernon Koopman.