ROCHESTER - Ervin W. Matzke, 81, of Rochester, formerly of Lamberton, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, at his home.
A memorial service will be held at the Mahn Family Funeral Home-Rochester Chapel on Saturday, Feb. 22 at 10 a.m. Spring burial will take place in the Pine Island Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Friday, Feb. 21, from 5-7 p.m. at the Mahn Family Funeral Home-Rochester Chapel and on Saturday from 9 a.m. until time of services.
Ervin William Matzke was born Feb. 9, 1933 in Lamberton, to Anton and Auguste (Stern) Matzke. He served in the United States Navy from 1951 until 1955 and was stationed on the East Coast.
Ervin is survived by his wife, Micheleen "Mike" of Rochester; sons, Anthony Matzke, and Daniel Matzke, both of Rochester; daughter, Sandra Matzke of Rochester; one grandson; sisters, Esther Kruse of Pipestone, Arlene Kruse of Hutchinson, Helen Goll of Alexandria, Edna Goll of Hancock, and Emma Wall of Balaton; brothers, William Matzke of Alexandria and Alvin Matzke of Springfield.