Ernst, Alma (Joan) (nee Quamme)
April 7, 1932 – June 16, 2014
Age 82 of New Brighton MN. Beloved wife for 56 years of Richard (Dick) Ernst. Long time resident of St. Anthony Village. Preceded in death by parents, James and Anna Quamme, brothers Andrew & R. Paul Quamme, all of Dwight, ND. Survived by husband, Dick; son, Joel (Jean) Ernst; daughter, Julie (Tim) Allen; grandchildren, Hannah Scharpen, Brittany Scharpen, Charlie Allen and Isabel Ernst; sisters, Addie Erickson and Betty (Ken) Erickson of Fargo, ND, Carole Pederson of Mercer Island, WA, Ella Strand of Shoreview, MN, and Norma (Myron) Johnson of White Bear Lake, MN. Member of Home Economists in Homemaking and PEO. Taught Home Economics in Park Rapids, Rochester and Bloomington schools and later “subbed” in St. Anthony and Columbia Heights. Service Friday, June 27, 11 AM with visitation at 10 AM at Salem Covenant Church, 2655 – 5th St. NW, New Brighton, MN 55112. Memorials in lieu of flowers preferred to Salem Covenant Women or Concordia College, Moorhead, MN.