Ernest A. Grossman, 94

Ernest “Ernie” Albert Grossman, age 94, of Baxter, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at the Legacy of Delano.

He was born Aug. 20, 1919, in Staples Township, Minnesota to Albert and Helina (Rupprecht) Grossman.

Ernie was a farmer who went on to work for, and retire from the railroad.

He was united in marriage to Rose Marie Edwards Nov. 20, 1941, in Staples.

Ernie loved to fish and spend time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Doug Harris; daughter-in-law, Carol Grossman; and a granddaughter, Aubrey Harris.

Ernie is survived by his wife of 72 years, Rose; children Eugene and friend Mary Ann, Judy Harris, Deb Smith-Utes and Jeff; as well as many loving grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Memorial services took place Saturday, March 1 at 4:30 p.m. at Lyndale Lutheran Church, with a gathering of family and friends from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.at the church. Inurnment will be at a later date in the Lewis Cemetery in Maple Plain.

Arrangements were handled by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.

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