Ernest Enns, 93, died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009, at Southwest Medical Center in Liberal.
He was born Dec. 27, 1915, to Henry and Katy Balzer Enns on the family farm south of Hooker, Okla.
He attended rural school at Pleasant View and then at Adams Public Schools.
He worked in Buhler for a time then went to California where he also worked in the fruit fields. He worked for the Schroeder Brothers. He was the handyman for Frank Parks.
He was a member of the Hooker Church of the Nazarene, baptized in 1991, and served on the Church Board as a trustee.
He served on the Adams School Board.
He enjoyed driving his Indian Motorcycle. He loved his family and played many games with them. He enjoyed playing dominoes.
Survivors include his wife, Elfrieda Enns, Liberal; two daughters, Elvera Rhines and husband, Jerry, Hooker, and Anita Geraci and husband, Leo, New Orleans; one brother, John Enns and wife, Billie, Hooker; one sister, Esther Ediger, Reedley, Calif.; four grandchildren, Kari Quinnelly, Annette McAdams, Lori Montalbo and Gary Raff; five great-grandchildren, Katie, Justin, Abigail, Gabriel and Haley; and two sisters-in-law, Alvina Enns Neighbors, Walnut Ridge, Ark., and Liesbeth Enns, Woodinville, Wash.
He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Nick, Henry, Pete and Leonard; and five sisters, Katie Enns, Martha Enns, Edna Cosby, Linda Schmidt and Elizabeth Enns.
o Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. today at Church of the Nazarene in Hooker, Oklahoma with the Rev. Roy Berkley presiding and the Rev. Dr. David Hoffman, assisting.
Burial will be at the Hooker Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to the Hooker Cemetery Fund, Hooker Parks or the Hooker Church of the Nazarene and may be left at the Roberts Brothers Funeral Home Inc. Box 745, Hooker, Oklahoma 73945.