John Retherford Ervin

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“May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. ”
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“Please find peace in knowing that God understands your grief and that He cares for you.~ 1 Peter 5:6, 7 ”
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“R.I.P. Mr. Ervin. Well respected teacher and mentor. You was always willing to help a student reach their goals. You will be missed!! ”
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John was born on December 10, 1928 and passed away on Thursday, June 15, 2017.

John was a resident of Indianapolis, Indiana at the time of passing.

John graduated from Columbus High School, Class of 1946.

John served in the U. S. Army Signal Corps from 1951 to 1953.

John was an avid and knowledgeable collector and restorer of antiques. Visitation will be Monday, June 19, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. until time of services at 10:00 a.m. at Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel, 9606 E. Washington St. John is survived by his devoted daughter, Mattie Marie Krautheim, son-in-law, M. Stephen Krautheim; and two grandsons, Nathaniel Ervin Krautheim and Isaac Stephen Krautheim.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Diabetes Youth Foundation of Indiana, 817 S. Tibbs Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46241, because his grandson Isaac, suffers from Type 1 Diabetes.