OBITUARY - Lincoln, NE
Mrs. Phyllis Lee Ernst, 55, Lincoln, formerly of Topeka, died Wednesday, September 2, 1987, at a Lincoln hospital. She had cancer.
Mrs. Ernst was a correspondent typist for State Farm Insurance at Lincoln. She was born March 2, 1932, in Topeka, the daughter of Leo and Marie Beck Grittman, and was graduated from Topeka High School. She lived in Lincoln since 1960. She lived in California a few years and in Beatrice, NE., before she moved to Lincoln. Mrs. Ernst was a member of the American Lutheran Church and Northeast High School Faculty Wives at Lincoln. Her husband Jack Ernst, died in 1984.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Kathi Krause, Lincoln; two sons, David D. Ernst, Omaha, and Daniel J. Ernst, Lincoln; her mother, Mrs. Marie Grittman, Topeka; a brother, Dean Grittman, Topeka; and three grandchildren.
Services will be at 10 am Saturday in the American Lutheran church in Lincoln, NE. Burial will be in Wyuka Cemetery at Lincoln. Mrs. Ernst will lie in state until service time at Roper and Sons Funeral Home at Lincoln. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or American Lutheran Church at Lincoln.
Jack Ormand Ernst
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