Ervin L. Grossman

ervin l. grossman
A livestream of the funeral service will be viewable below starting at 10:45 AM Wednesday:
Ervin L. Grossman, age 78, of Horace ND, died Wednesday, November 4, 2021 at Essentia Hospital surrounded by family. He was born May 19, 1943 to Paul and Veronica (Thomas) Grossman in Harvey, ND. He grew up in Manfred, ND where he attended school. In 1951, the family moved to Fargo where he continued his education at Agassiz and Central High School. He enlisted in the US Army until he was honorably discharged in 1973. He retired from the army in 2003, and served in the ND National Guard for 20 years, from which he was honorably discharged in 1981. On May 25, 1974 he was united in marriage to Annette Jewett who was the love of his life. They enjoyed countless trips and camping on Meadow Lake—visiting with family and friends, and fishing. Ervin worked for Tri State Auction where he made lifelong friends and retired from in 2005. During retirement he enjoyed his mini trips to the casino with anyone he could get to tag along. He will be fondly remembered for his smile, kindness, and generosity. He was a little guy with a BIG heart. He will be deeply missed and is survived by his son Ervin Jr. (Coreena Sande), granddaughter Miranda, sisters Martha Lee and Pauline Knudson all of Fargo, numerous nieces and nephews, including his special nephews Jeff and Steven. He was preceded in death by his wife Annette, infant daughter Sarah, his parents, sisters Violet and Lorraine, brothers Adam, Paul, Kenny, and twin brother Nick. Ervin's Video Tribute can be viewed below:

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  1. Going to miss our visits the kids love to listen to erv talk about grandpa glen in how they were good friends and don’t forget our trips to the casinos miss that smile already and that little chuckle when you seen the little talk about thing rip uncle you will be greatly missed as you would say see you later roni

  2. Erv was a good friend, we couldn’t have hand picked a better neighbor for the last 20 years. He will be missed.

  3. Here’s to the ones that we got
    Cheers to the wish you were here but you’re not
    Cause the drinks bring back all the memories of everything we’ve been through
    Toast to the ones here today
    Toast to the ones that we lost on the way
    Cause the drinks bring back all the memories
    And the memories bring back memories bring back you Maroon 5

    Going to miss you Buddy! Ya, You Betcha!

  4. Erv was a wonderful friend and neighbor while I lived in Horace. I was sad to hear of his passing. He will be missed by so many!! Prayers to all his Family!!

  5. Erv was a great neighbor. When we moved in next door he made us feel so welcome. He checked on us often. He was so good to my husband. They would go for drives and out for breakfast and have a beer on the deck. Such a kind man and a great friend he will be missed.

  6. We are deeply saddened. Paige and I always enjoyed tagging along for breakfast when we could! We will miss you! RIP. 🙏💞

  7. My Dear Great Uncle Ervin. You were such a kind hearted man! I know you were always so excited to see my mom and I when we would come to Fargo! I’m glad we got to see you the last few times we came to Fargo! Fly high Great Uncle Ervin!

    Love Tina Heesch and Family ❤️❤️❤️

  8. Uncle Ervin , we all will miss you terrible , I will always remember your eyes they had a special sparkle to them . RIP

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