Biesemier, Ernst "Ernie" J. Age 89, of Aurora passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at Rush-Copley Medical Center. He was born March 1, 1923 in Aurora, Illinois. Ernie was a graduate of Marmion Military Academy in 1941. He was employed by Stevens Adamson for 45 years until his retirement. Ernie was an Army veteran of WWII, and was a member of St. Mary Church, the Knights of Columbus #736, and was a former parishioner of Sacred Heart Church and O.L.G.C. Church. Survivors include his loving wife of 30 years, Isabelle of Aurora; two children, Dennis Blagrave of Momence, IL and Joan (Paul) Baxendale of Aurora; two grandchildren, William and Gregory; and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Marian; and his parents, Henry and Mary Biesemier. Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 30, 2012 from THE DALEIDEN MORTUARY at 12:00 PM to St. Mary Church at 12:30 PM. Fr. Timothy Piasecki will officiate. Interment will be private. Visitation will be held Friday, June 29, 2012 from 4:00 PM 8:00 PM, with a Liturgical Wake Service at 7:30 PM, at THE DALEIDEN MORTUARY, 220 North Lake Street, Aurora, IL 60506. 630-631-5500. Please visit our new interactive website at www.daleidenmortuary.com to leave condolences for Ernie's family or sign the guest book. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Ernie's name may be made to Good Shepherd Manor, P.O. Box 260, Momence, IL 60954 or to St. Mary Church, 430 E. Downer Place, Aurora, IL 60505.
Published in Beacon News on June 28, 2012