Ervin Buchwitz

Nov. 17, 1924-Nov. 24, 2018

Ervin E. Buchwitz, 94,

of Carrington, ND former-ly of Harvey died Satur-

day November 24, 2018 at

the Golden Acres Manor

in Carrington where he

had moved to January of


A celebration of Ervin’s

life will be held next Sa-

turday, December 8, 2018

at 1:30 p.m. at Hertz Fun-

eral Home, Harvey, ND.

Burial will be in the

Seventh-day Adventist

Cemetery, Manfred, ND.

Ervin was born No-

vember 17, 1924 in rural

Goodrich to Jacob and

Rosena (Delzer)Buchwitz.

He attended country

school and helped on the

family farm. Ervin was in-

ducted during WWII No-

vember 13, 1944 at Fort

Snelling, Minnesota and

served in Yamagata Hon-

su Japan. He was honor-

ably discharged Dec. 28,

1945. He was decorated

with an Asiatic-Pacific

theater ribbon and World

War II Victory Medal. He

reenlisted to serve as Sup-

ply Clerk from December

29, 1945 – July 5, 1947

with an honorable

discharge from Point Fort

Lewis, Washington

Ervin married Darlene

Wagner June 29, 1949 in

Fessenden, ND. They

lived and farmed near

Hurdsfield before moving

to a farm south of Harvey

in 1969. Ervin worked for

Harvey Sand and Gravel

and Nelson implement for

several years. They moved

to Maddock where Ervin

and Darlene worked as

custodians at the school.

They also lived in Grand

Forks and Manfred before

moving to Carrington in


Ervin entered the Gol-

den Acres Manor in Janu-

ary of 2016 where he

resided until his death.

Ervin enjoyed watching

westerns, playing Pi-

nochle and Yahtzee.

Ervin is survived by

three sons, Larry (Jackie)

of Crystal, MN; Ken of

Grand Forks, Ron (Vicky)

of Pelican Rapids, MN;

daughter, Pam Kraft of

Carrington; 6 grandchil-

dren; 18 great- grandchil-

dren; 4 great-great-grand-

children; sister Lula of

Casselton; Ella Mae of

Jamestown and a brother

George of Harvey.

He was preceded in

death by his parents; his

wife Darlene; grandsons,

Joshua Lee Buchwitz and

Steven Roerick; several

brothers and sisters.

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