Ernst, Ada June -
“You reap what you sow,” and Ada reaped a wonderful life from what she sowed to her family and friends during her time on this earth. Ada passed away peacefully surrounded by family at her home in Plainwell Monday, July 3, 2017. She was born October 25, 1923 in Plainwell, the daughter of Dorr and Pearl Oliver. She retired from Parker Hannifin. In her spare time, she enjoyed crocheting, yard-work, and caring for her family. She was married to Frank Ernst, who preceded her in death in 2000. Sister, Clarabelle Nifong, and son-in-law, Albert Lawrie, also preceded her in death. Surviving are her son, Douglas (Kathe) Ernst; daughter, Jean Lawrie; grandson, Brian (Jenny) Ernst; granddaughter Michele White; and four great-grandchildren, Abby and Kelsey Ernst and Tyler and Trenton White. According to her wishes, cremation has taken place. Burial of ashes will be at Hillside Cemetery, Plainwell, MI, at a later time. Contributions in Ada’s name may be made to Wings of Hope Hospice.