Ernest A. Barz, 91

Ernest A. Barz, 91, of Eldora passed away on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 at the Eldora Nursing & Rehab Center, while under Care Initiatives Hospice. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 18 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Eldora. Burial will follow at Eastlawn Memory Gardens in Eldora. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 17 at Creps-Abels Funeral Home in Eldora. Memorials may be directed to the family. Online condolences may be left at www.abelsfuneralhomes.com

Ernie is survived by his wife Minnie, of Eldora; children Melvin (Susan) Barz of Georgetown, Texas, Lois (Dennis) Eige of Marshalltown, Diane (Bruce) Clark of Waterloo, and Bruce (Mary) Barz of Boise Idaho; 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.