Allen Ernst

Allen Ernst

Allen "Ernie" Ernst, 75, of Schuyler, died Wednesday, July 3, 2024, at CHI Bergan-Mercy Hospital in Omaha.

Funeral Service will be  Livestreamed on Kracl Funeral Chapel Facebook Page


Funeral Service Wednesday, July 10, 2024, 10:30 A.M.

Trinity Lutheran Church, Schuyler   Rev. Aaron Hanneman, Officiating

Visitation Tuesday 4-8 P.M.  Kracl Funeral Chapel, Schuyler

Visitation Wednesday one hour prior to services, at the church

Dinner in the church hall immediately following the service

Memorials in care of the family for future designation

Allen "Ernie" Ernst was born January 30, 1949, in Columbus to Melvin and Marcella (Huhn) Ernst.  He attended area schools and graduated from Schuyler High School in 1967.  Ernie lived in the same house his entire life.  On April 17, 1971, he married Katherine "Kak" Heavican at St. Augustine's Catholic Church in Schuyler.  They farmed until 2006.  Ernie also owned Ernie's Trucking and fed cattle with the help of his "grandbaby" dog, Ginger.  The rare times he wasn't working, he enjoyed airboating, spending time with his family, watching old westerns on TV and playing with  dogs  Annie and Abby.  Ernie also did alot of deer hunting with his friends.  In the early 70's he was in the "pit crew" for Butch Jedlicks'a Stock Car Team.  He was a lifelong member of Immanuel Lutheran Church.  It must be noted, Ernie loved ice cream cones.

Ernie is survived by his wife Kak, son Marty and his wife April Ernst, all of Schuyler, son Patrick Ernst of Rockwell City, Iowa, sister Elaine (Jim) Williams of Bellevue, three grandchildren; Chloe, McCoy and Ada Ernst, special friends Mike, Misty, Grace and Jack Davidshofer, Brian and Nikki Herout and family and several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Anita Ernst and Nancy DeBaets, brother Randy Ernst and parents-in-law Jim and Margaret "Maggie" Heavican.