Ervin Konz obituary

Posted: 03/20/2017 - by Charlie Narmi

Ervin Konz

The St. Albert family is saddened by the loss of Ervin Konz who passed away on Saturday, just 4 days after his daughter, Elaine Campbell.  All of Ervin's children are St. Albert graduates: Marcia in 1973, Elaine in 1975, Don in 1979 and Ken in 1981.  Please keep the entire Konz family in your prayers during this difficult time and please continue to pray for the Campbell family...

Eternal rest grant unto Ervin o' Lord: And let perpetual light shine upon him.

May Ervin rest in peace. Amen

May Ervin's soul and the souls of all the faithfully departed through the mercy of God our Father rest in peace. Amen

Ervin Paul Konz
Ervin Konz

Ervin Paul Konz, age 88, passed away March 18, 2017 at Risen Son Christian Village.

Ervin was born July 23, 1928 in Lindsay, Neb. to the late Michael and Elizabeth (Keimig) Konz. He proudly served his country in the US Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict . Ervin was united in marriage to Ruth Ausdemore on May 1, 1954 in Neola, and they were blessed with four children, Marcia, Mary Elaine, Don and Ken. On February 16, 1981, Ruth passed away. Ervin was a farmer for over 44 years, retiring in 1998. His memberships include Knights of Columbus, Neola American Legion and St. Patrick’s Church. On June 15, 1985, Ervin married Doris Rhoten, and they spent the next 17 years together before her passing in 2002.

Ervin is also preceded in death by his daughter, Mary Elaine Campbell, who passed away March 14, 2017; 4 brothers and 5 sisters.

Survivors include daughter, Marcia Dusing (Chuck) of Council Bluffs; sons, Don Konz of Bennington, Neb., Ken Konz (Katherine) of Iowa City, Iowa; son-in-law, Gib Campbell of Council Bluffs; 7 grandchildren, Carol (Pete) Villarreal, Katie (Randy) Kilnoski, Courtney (Sarah) Thomas-Dusing, Glen (Jenn) Campbell, Gina (Jan) Campbell, Alec Konz, Taegan Konz; 6 great-grandchildren, Miley, Charlie, Cole, Harper, Gilbert, and Maya; sister-in-law, Mary Cronk; step-children, Michael Holman, Nancy DeAinza, Jeannie Holman; many nieces and nephews.

Visitation with the family on Monday, March 20th from 5-8pm at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Neola, IA with Rosary recitation at 6pm.

Mass of Christian burial on Tuesday, March 21s at 10:30am at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Neola.  Ervin will be laid to rest with wife Ruth at St. Patrick's Cemetery with military rites by the Neola American Legion.  A luncheon will follow back at the church hall.

Memorials can be made to St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Neola or the American Cancer Society. 

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