Myrtle Marie Ernste

  • Funeral Date: 8/24/15
  • Funeral Time: 2:00 p.m.
  • Date of Birth: 9/30/22
  • Date of Death: 8/19/15
  • Funeral Location: Bierman Funeral Home, Northfield

Myrtle Ernst 92 of Northfield passed away August 19 2015 at Three Links Care Center Pathways in Northfield. Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Monday August 24 at Bierman Funeral Home in Northfield with visitation 1 hour prior to services. Burial at the Oaklawn Cemetery in Northfield.

Myrtle Marie (Kienitz) Ernst was born September 30 1922 in Corcoran Minnesota to Ben and Christina(Oeffling) Kienitz. She was united in marriage to Alexander August Ernst on February 25 1955. After marriage Myrtle enjoyed working outside the home as a housekeeper and helping many Northfield families. In later years she took a more active role in helping her husband Alex with his Apiary business. As well as helping with the bees she also bottled and helped deliver and stock the “Cannon Valley” brand honey in local grocery stores. With each other’s help they were able to continue the honey business until January of 2010.

Myrtle is survived by her husband of over 60 years Alex and one son Steve and wife Nancy; one brother Don(Joyce)Kienitz of Corcoran MN; one sister Christina Hamman of Plymouth MN and special nephews Ralph(Judy) Hamman, Gary(Char)Hamman of Corcoran and Randy(Kimberly)Hamman of Maple Grove MN . She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers Walter, Ben and William Kienitz, and one sister Mamie (Kienitz) Brown.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Three Links Care Center (Pathways), 815 Forest Avenue; Northfield, MN 55057. Arrangements by the Bierman Funeral Home of Northfield.

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