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Ervin John

Drall, Ervin J.
Was called Home by his Lord Jesus for peace and rest after a long valiant battle with cancer on Monday, October 13, 2008, age 78 years. Deeply loved husband and honey of Beverly Drall nee Oelke for 57 years. Loving and caring father of Michele Gordon Lesser, Kristie Todd Grunze and Melinda “Sam” fiancé Frank Krajewski Carstensen. Dearest grampa of Mike Jenny Lesser, Rebecca Tommy Cummings, Sarah Ben Ortiz, Justin Jill Grunze, Jennifer and Andy Grunze, Kelly, Tracy and Jake Carstensen. Proud great grampa “Opa” of “the munchkins” Ashley, Luke and Caitlyn Lesser, Molly, Jordan, Emma and Joey Cummings and Mariah, Grace, Alaina and Sam Ortiz. Brother of Dorothy Frank Orlando and Patricia Drall. Brother-in-law of Sylvia the late Eugene Drall and Claudette Kearn. Also survived by other relatives and friends.
Funeral Service Saturday, October 18, at 10:30 AM at St. Paul’s Ev. Lutheran Church, 6881 S. 51st St. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. Visitation Friday at the Funeral Home from 4-8PM and Saturday at the church from 9:30 AM until the time of service 10:30 AM. A Time of Sharing and Remembrance will be held Friday at 7:00 PM at the funeral home. If so desired, memorials to St. Paul’s Church Building Fund appreciated.
Erv was a graduate of Boy’s Tech High School. Served in the U. S. Marines during the Korean War. He also served on the Franklin Fourth of July Comission, the Franklin Zoning Board of Appeals29 years, a charter member of Franklin Noon Lions Club and Franklin Senior Citizens, and was the owner and operator of Drall Builders for 17 years.
Erv was always happiest when he was using his God given carpentry skills helping others. For all that he was, and all that he taught us, he will live on in our hearts forever.
And now he really is “fine”.
Johnson Reiss Klemmer Scheuerell Tyborski
9200 S. 27th St., Oak Creek
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