The Free Press, Mankato, MN

November 10, 2013

Ernest Edward Passer


—     Ernest Edward Passer, age 75 of Wells, MN, died Wednesday, November 6, 2013, at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester, MN due to complications of diabetes.  Funeral Services will be held Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 11:00am AM at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Wells, MN.  Visitation will be Friday, November 15th, from 4-7 PM at Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells, MN.  Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Pastor Peter Soli will officiate and interment will be at Rosehill Cemetery in Wells, MN.  Military honors will be accorded by the Wells Color Guard.  Please see www.brussheitner.com to leave online condolences.  Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells is in charge of arrangements.

    Ernest is survived by his loving wife Patricia; 3 children:  Robert (Jodi) Passer of Wells, Julie (Pete) Vander Bleek of DeKalb, IL, Jane (Mark) Domroese of LaCrosse, WI; 10 grandchildren:  Madison and Ethan Passer, Reagan, Charlie, Samantha, Henry, and Ruby Vander Bleek, Elise, Lauren, and Valerie Domroese; a sister:  Nordean (Duane) Frank of Bismarck, ND;  niece Kim Oster of Denver, CO and nephew Kevin Frank of Bismarck, ND.

    He was preceded in death by his parents.  

    The family wishes to thank the dialysis staff at Health Reach for the loving care they gave Ernie.

    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the National Kidney Foundation, 1970 Oakcrest Avenue, #208, St. Paul, MN 55113, or the local dialysis unit at Health Reach, 1705 SE Broadway Avenue, Albert Lea, MN 56007.