Ervin Pettis

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Ervin Clarence Pettis, 81, of Austin died on evening, June 8, 2008, at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester, Minn.
Ervin was born on Aug. 19, 1926, the son of Ivan and Vada (Daniels) Pettis in Augusta, Wis. Ervin served in the United States Army from 1944-1945. He was united in marriage to Evelyn Krulish on Feb. 29, 1948, in Augusta, Wis. Ervin worked at Hormel in Austin for 34 years as a butcher. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and farming.
Ervin is survived by his wife, Evelyn Pettis, Austin; three sons, Roger (Linda) Pettis, Zumbro Falls, Minn., LeRoy (Nancy) Pettis, Oakland, Minn., Rick (Ardi) Pettis, Rochester, Minn.; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; four brothers, Gerald (Clara) Pettis Augusta, Wis., Leland (Betty Ann) Pettis, Eau Clair, Wis., Ellis (Marcella) Pettis, Augusta, Ivan Jr. (Marcella) Pettis, Augusta; three sisters, Lorena (Leland) Ginpher, Augusta, Linda (Ed) Harmon, Austin, Virginia (Dean) Schwoch, Fall Creek, Wis.; and Harriet (Darold) Dehnke, Eau Clair, WI.
He was preceded in death by his parents and 3 brothers.
Friends and family may call from 1-3 p.m. Thursday, June 12, 2008, at the Czaplewski Family Funeral Home in Hayfield.

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