LeRoy Eugene Ernst

November 19, 1939 ~ November 13, 2021 (age 81)


LeRoy Eugene Ernst of Lincoln, was born on November 19, 1939, to Eugene W. and Clara L. (Schacher) Ernst in Columbus, Nebraska.  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, Nebraska.  Following Donna’s death in 2013, LeRoy married Pamela Hromadka on July 11, 2015 in Friend, Nebraska.  He coached and taught in Clearwater, Clarkson and Madison, Nebraska. He served as principal in both Madison and Utica, Nebraska 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.  LeRoy passed away on November 13, 2021 in Lincoln, Nebraska at the age of 81 years, 11 months and 25 days.  He is survived by his wife, Pamela Hromadka-Ernst, Lincoln, Nebraska; children, Roger (Melanie) Ernst, Springfield, Nebraska, Jody (Scott) Carlson, Norfolk, Nebraska, Sherry (Matt) Boerkircher, Aurora, Nebraska, Jon (Amanda) Ernst, Lincoln, Nebraska, Mark (Crystal) Ernst, Howells, Nebraska; 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, 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; brother-in-law, Vernon Koopman.

CASKET BEARERS - Thomas Ernst, Christopher Ernst, Kyle Ernst, Daniel Carlson, Ian Boerkircher, Nate Boerkircher

HONORARY CASKET BEARERS - Heather Ernst, Stephanie Prokopec, Molly Carlson, Abby Woodward, Emily Stolpe, Hannah Ernst, Trenton Ernst, Briggs Ernst, Tenley Ernst, Daxton Ernst


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November 17, 2021

1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Volzke Funeral Home
147 Main Street
Seward, NE 68434

Gathering of Family and Friends
November 17, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Volzke Funeral Home
147 Main Street
Seward, NE 68434

Funeral Service
November 18, 2021

10:30 AM
Messiah Lutheran Church
1800 S. 84th Street
Lincoln, NE 68506

November 19, 2021

11:00 AM
Concordia Lutheran Cemetery
513th Avenue
Clearwater, NE 68726

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