Ernest Gingerich

April 27, 1938-July 28, 2014

RUGBY Ernest Gingerich, 76, Wolford, died Monday, July 28, 2014, in a Fargo hospital.

He was born April 27, 1938, to Aaron and Mattie Bontrager Gingerich, Rolette. He married Joy Lucille Graber on Oct. 14, 1960, in Wolford.

Survivors: wife; son, Scott, Grand Forks; daughters, Gayle Craik, Sioux Falls, S.D., and Chantel Gingerich, Devils Lake; five grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; brothers, Vernon, Aaron and Orlin, all Sarasota, Fla.; sisters, Iona Slaubaugh, Wolford, and Ilene Bannon and Lana Lengacher, both of Sarasota.

Celebration of life service: Saturday, 11 a.m., Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church, Rugby.

Family committal service: Saturday, 9 a.m., Lakeview Mennonite Cemetery, Wolford.

Visitation: Today, 5 to 9 p.m., with a prayer service at 7 p.m., in the church.

(Niewoehner Funeral Home, Rugby)