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“I miss my brother. This picture is him. Very handsome. Life is a short time. We always have are memories. Judy was always so very kind to me. ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Carol Galey - Lafayette, IN

“So sorry to hear about the loss of your Father. ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: Kelly Stern (Gockel) - Friend

“Jeff, Barb, Jon and David, We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your father, father-in-law and grandfather. We can never be prepared to lose those...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Mike and Mary Katzner - Mundelein, IL

“Dear Mrs Ervin, Tim, Christine, and Jeff We are so very sorry to hear of your loss. We hope that you will draw comfort from your memories of Mr Ervin...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Abbie Grant - Elmhurst, IL

“I'm so sorry to hear of Kenny's passing. You all are in my prayers. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Nina Drollinger - Rankin, IL

“I'm so sorry to hear about Kenny's recent illness and passing. I hope all your good memories of him will bring you comfort in the difficult days...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: William Ervin - Chapel Hill, TN


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Kenneth R. Ervin, age 76 of Rock Falls, died Friday, May 12, 2017 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.

Ken was born on August 19, 1940 in Danville, IL, the son of Howard and Dovie (Clifton) Ervin. He married Judith E. Davis on July 17, 1959 in Danville. Ken was a United States Veteran and served in the Navy from 1959-1961. He worked as a manager for around 25 years for Western and Southern Life Insurance Company. Ken was an active member of the Rock Falls Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Morrison Sportsman's Club. He enjoyed photography, fishing and hunting and loved to build and fly model airplanes.

He is survived by his wife, Judy; his daughter, Christine (Bill) Wright of Burlington, Iowa; his two sons, Jeffrey (Barbara) Ervin of Mundelein, IL and Timothy (Mishez) Ervin of Rolling Meadows, IL; six grandchildren, Jon Ervin, Bill Wright III, David Ervin, Zoish Avari, Cody Wright and Cossette Ervin; two sisters, Joan Knight of Westville, IL and Carol Galey of Layfette, IN; two brothers, Larry Ervin of Downers Grove, IL and William "Billy" Ervin of Chapel Hill, TN and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be Tuesday, May 16, 2017 from 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. at the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls, 1002 12th Avenue. Funeral service will follow at 12:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Burial with full Military Honors will conclude at Coloma Township Cemetery in Rock Falls.