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Ernest E. Rezac

January 9, 2018

Silver Lake—Ernest E. “Ernie” Rezac, 85, passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at the Medical Lodge of Jackson County in Holton.

He was born October 28, 1932 at Emmett, the son of Ernest W. and Ruby Steele Rezac.  He grew up in the Rossville community and attended Twin Rose Country School.  Ernie graduated from Rossville High School.  He served in the US Army during the Korean War from February 10, 1953 until January 18, 1955.

Ernie was a farmer and stockman all of his life.  He raised cattle into his 80’s.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter Nancy Dickerson in 1986.

On December 13, 1952 he was united in marriage to Martha Wood in Rossville.  They just celebrated their 65th  wedding anniversary.  She survives of the home.

Other survivors include his son, David (Vicki) Rezac, Delia; his daughter, Janice (Dennis) Prior, Rossville; a brother, Darrel Rezac, Rossville; 6 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, January 13, 2018 at the Rossville Cemetery.  Mr. Rezac will lie in state and the family will receive friends on Friday, January 12, 2018 from 6:00 until 7:30 P.M. at Piper Funeral Home in St. Marys. Interment is in the Rossville Cemetery.  Memorial Contributions may be given to St. Croix Hospice, and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple St, St. Marys, Kansas 66536.  To leave on line condolences please go to www.piperfuneralhome.com.


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13 thoughts on “Ernest E. Rezac

  1. Martha, I just learned of Ernie passing. I am so sorry for your loss. Love u dearly❤❤❤❤
    Jeanne Coday

  2. Martha, Janice, David, and family. We are so sorry to here of Ernie’s passing, he was a great man and will be missed. May Jesus send you all his sweet comfort to all of you.

  3. Martha — we are sorry for your loss. Thinking of the good times we had on some of the bank trips we were all on. With sympathy – Jerry & Sharlee Mason

  4. Dear Martha and family….I extend my deep sympathy to all of you at this sad time of Ernies passing…Martha n Ernie have been part of my life as long as I can remember. Then we became family….Youve always been family to me….I love you guys! God bless and keep you all…My deepest sympathy to you .

  5. To you Martha and Family, Betty and I would like to express our deepest sympathy for your loss. Ernie will certainly be missed. May God make your loss easier. God Bless All

  6. Dear Martha & family,
    So sorry to hear of Er nies passing was just telling Joe the other day that we were going to go visit you folks as soon as I recovered a little more from my hip replacement.Our love, prayers, & sympathy to the family.
    Joe & Pauline

  7. Martha & Family,
    Please accept our deepest condolences in your loss of Ernie. He was such a sweet man & will be missed by many in the community. May He Rest in Peace & God Speed. Our thoughts & prayers are with you.
    The Stum’s ~ Sis & Wilbur, Jr.
    The Jacobsen’s ~ Pearl & Jake

  8. My Heart is saddened by the loss of such a great man. It has been such a long time since I have seen Martha and Ernie but my thoughts and prayers will always be with your family. So many memories left that can never be taken away. Lots of Love and prayers sent your way. Wish I could make it home to honor him and give a hug.

  9. We were so sorry to read of your father/grandfather’s passing. We are praying that the hole you are feeling in your heart will heal with time and God’s Love. You have our sympathy.

  10. I’m so sorry for your loss. May the Bible’s hope for the future bring you and your family some comfort during this difficult time. Revelation 21:4 says: “and he will wipe out every tear from their eyes and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away”. Very soon in God’s upcoming new world, pain and death will cease to exist and humankind will live in peace under God’s rulership.
    My condolences are with you and your family at this time

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