Mildred “Millie” Elizabeth Ernst (nee Kasza), age 87, passed away at Hospice of the Valley, Phoenix, Arizona, Tuesday, September 24, 2013, following a long illness. Millie was born February 8, 1926 in Bay Bridge, Ohio. A long time Lorain resident, she made her home in Sun Lakes, Arizona for the past 18 years.
Mrs. Ernst is survived by her eight children, Daniel Ernst, Janet (Ken) Schleimer, and Cynthia (Peter) Wagner all living in Arizona, David (Susan) Ernst, of Amherst, Darryl (Jennifer) Ernst, of Manikin Sabot, Virginia, Timothy (Maria) Ernst of Lorain, Robert (Kathy) Ernst, of Avon, Christopher (Robin) Ernst, of Sheffield Lake; twin sister, Nellie Firestone, formerly of Lorain, and now residing in Phoenix; her brother-in-law, Philip Bellino of Amherst; 13 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The Ernst Family will receive friends Thursday, October 3, 2013, from 5 until 8 P.M., in the Dovin and Reber Jones Funeral & Cremation Center, 1110 Cooper Foster Park Rd., Amherst. Friends may also call Friday, October 4, 2013, from 9:30 A.M., until the time of closing prayers at 10:15 A.M., in the funeral center. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 A.M., at St. Anthony Church, 1305 East Erie Ave., Lorain. Reverend Father Richard Hudak will be the Celebrant. Interment will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park.