Ernst, Richard “Dick” Leland

Ernst, Richard “Dick” Leland

January 31, 1933 – April 15, 2016
Age 83 of New Brighton, went to be with his Lord & Savior on April 15, 2016. Born in Eyota, MN and raised in the Rochester area. Graduated from Rochester High School 1951. Served with the U.S. Army from 1951-1957 in the U.S., Korea and Japan. Graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of MN in Mathematics and Anthropology, 1961. Worked in the computer industry for 27 years, retiring after 21 years at Control Data Corp. Preceded by father, Raymond L. Ernst; mother, Dora B. (Hair) Ernst; sister, Janice Mlenar; and beloved wife of 56 years, Joan (Quamme) Ernst. Survived by son, Joel (Jean) Ernst; daughter, Julie (Tim) Allen; grandchildren, Hannah, Brittany, Isabel, and Charlie. Service Monday, April 25, 11am with fellowship one hour prior at Salem Covenant Church, 2655 – 5th St. NW, New Brighton, MN 55112. Memorials preferred to Salem Covenant Church-CHIC Scholarship Fund (Salem Youth). Private interment. (Published in the Star Tribune on April 23, 2016)