Monday, June 1, 2020

Ervin Richard Livingston, 94, Kasson

Ervin Richard Livingston, 94, of Kasson passed away on Saturday, May 25, 2019, at Mayo Clinic Hospital St. Mary’s Campus in Rochester.

Ervin Richard Livingston was born on March 28, 1925, the son of Everett and Mary (McEathron) Livingston in Hayfield, Minn.

He was united in marriage to Beverly Gray on May 24, 1950 at the Methodist Church in Wells, Minn. Ervin served in the United States Army during World War II, enlisting on Sept. 12, 1944 with discharge on Aug. 29, 1946. He was called back into the Army for the Korean War, serving from Oct. 23, 1950 until Oct. 6, 1951. He was a member of the Kasson American Legion for 72 years. He was also a member of the VFW and the Eagles. In 2008, he was selected to go to Washington D.C. on an Honor Flight for WWII Veterans.

After discharge from the Army in 1951, he was hired at Patterson Motors where he worked until his retirement. Ervin also served as a fireman for 26 years with the Kasson Fire Department. He also did small engine repair in retirement.

Ervin was an avid hunter but he also liked fishing, boating, and travel. He was a huge Twins fan!

Ervin is survived by his wife Beverly of Kasson; nephews Darrell Musolf of Kasson, David Livingston (Judy) of Dodge Center, and Robert Livingston (Linda) of Rochester, as well as many great- nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Melbourne Livingston (Lillian) and his sister Elvina Musolf (Lynn).

The memorial service was held on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at the First Presbyterian Church, 101 6th Avenue NW in Kasson with Reverend Carl Grosse officiating. Visitation will be one hour before the service at the church. Inurnment will be in Maple Grove Cemetery in Kasson.

In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorials to First Presbyterian Church in Kasson or the donor’s choice.


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