Lawrence Journal World, September 4, 1991
Edith E. Ernst
Funeral services for Edith E. Ernst, 90, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Warren-McElwain Mortuary with the Rev. Charles Gilmore officiating. Burial will precede the services at 10 a.m. Friday at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Miss Ernst died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 1991, at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor.
She was born June 3, 1901, in Lawrence to Philip and Minna Steinbring Ernst. She graduated from Lawrence High School and earned a bachelor of arts degree from Kansas University. She was a retired school teacher, who taught in Kansas, Iowa and Minnesota. She returned to Lawrence and worked in the family business, Ernst and Son Hardware.
Miss Ernst had been a member of the Altrusa Club and the Delta Gamma Alumni, both of Lawrence, and the Kansas University Alumni Association.
Survivors include her nephew, Philip "Rod" Ernst, Lawrence.