October 20, 1938 – May 25, 2021
Ervin F. Zierden, age 82 of Albany, passed away May 25, 2021 at Mother of Mercy Nursing Home, Albany, MN.
Visitation will be at Seven Dolors Catholic Church at 10 AM to 11 AM. Mass will be Christian burial funeral services will be at Seven Dolors Catholic Church, Albany on Saturday, May 29, 2021. Burial will be at Parish Cemetery.
Ervin Francis Zierden was born October 20, 1938 in New Munich to Aloysius and Emma (Ertl) Zierden. He was united in marriage to Kathleen Steckel on September 20, 1965 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Waite Park, but later divorced. He served Army National Guard out of Sauk Centre, MN. Places he was employed at Landy Packing, Robell, and Fingerhut. He was member of Knights of Columbus, Albany, and Seven Dolors parish, Albany.
He enjoyed playing cards, watching westerns on tv, visiting family and friends, traveling, and camping. He also would lend a helping hand if he could.
He is survived by his children, Laurie (Kevin) Voltin, Hayfield; Linda Zierden, St. Cloud; Allen (Sharon) Zierden, Albany, and Randy Zierden, St. Cloud; 11 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild and 1 step-grandchild. Sisters, Ethel Nierenhausen, St. Cloud, MN; and Mildred Wensmann, Melrose; sister-in-law, Delores Zierden, St. Cloud; godchildren, Brian Wensmann, SueEllen (Nierenhausen) Gertken, Shirley Zierden and many other nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by parents, Aloysius & Emma (Ertl) Zierden, Grand-daughter, Emmaly Zierden; brothers: Walter (Lorraine) Zierden; Lorenz Zierden, Leroy (Beulah) Zierden, Sister: Rita (Donald) Wensmann; Brother-in-laws, Jerome, Adolph Wensmann; Ervin Niernenhausen; Nieces and nephews, Doris (Steve) Landowski, Mark Wensmann, Joseph Wensmann, Wayne Wensmann, Thomas Wensmann, and Jean Marie Zierden.
Casket bearers Matthew, Michael, Mark, & Marty Voltin, Tyler Zierden, and Cody Zierden. Cross bearer will be Joshua Kramer, Scripture bearer will be Brian Wensmann.
Honorary Pallbearers Albany Knights of Columbus.
There will be a visitation held for one hour prior to the service at the church from 10 – 11 AM.
151 2nd St.
Albany, MN 56307
A Celebration of Life in remembrance of Ervin F. Zierden, age 82 of Albany, will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, May 29 at Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Albany, MN.
151 2nd St.
Albany, MN 56307
Our sincere sympathies to you all.
Thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of sorrow!
Ervin will be missed, Ervin came to California and Colorado to visit us, and we took him to many interesting places, also I would come to visit him when we came to Minnesota for vacation, he adored his families, my heart goes out to his families in this sad time of their lives, Rita and Gary Benson of Laughlin Nevada.