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In Memory of

Ernest E. Vance

August 14, 1940 - September 14, 2016

Obituary


VANCE, Ernest E., 76 of Imperial, passed surrounded by his family on Wednesday, September 14, 2016. He was born August 14, 1940 at home in Washington County, MO, the son of the late Joseph E. and Lucy L. (nee Gibson). Vance. Ernest was the loving husband for 56 years to Garnett (nee Benck) Vance. He was the dear father of Lydia Reiter, Tracy (Christopher) Smith, Christine (Robert) Rubinstein and Clayton (Nicole) Vance. He was Grandpa to Candice Reiter, Aaron Reiter, Victoria Reiter, Ashley Reiter, Ronald Reiter,Everett (Kristi) Litton, Nicholas Litton, Justin Potter, Andrea (Gary) Gimlin,...

VANCE, Ernest E., 76 of Imperial, passed surrounded by his family on Wednesday, September 14, 2016. He was born August 14, 1940 at home in Washington County, MO, the son of the late Joseph E. and Lucy L. (nee Gibson). Vance. Ernest was the loving husband for 56 years to Garnett (nee Benck) Vance. He was the dear father of Lydia Reiter, Tracy (Christopher) Smith, Christine (Robert) Rubinstein and Clayton (Nicole) Vance. He was Grandpa to Candice Reiter, Aaron Reiter, Victoria Reiter, Ashley Reiter, Ronald Reiter,Everett (Kristi) Litton, Nicholas Litton, Justin Potter, Andrea (Gary) Gimlin, Samantha Rubinstein, Jaclyn Rubinstein, Maxwell Rubinstein, Cheyenne Vance and Sierra Vance. Ernest was great grandpa of Annslee Litton, the late Gabriel Gimlin, Athena Gimlin, and Brennon Rubinstein. He was the dear brother of Barbara Montine, the late Ralph Skaggs Jr., the late Dianna Stark, the late Carol Candler, Terry Vance and Jerry Vance.

Ernest retired from the Painters Union. He was a hard worker, but love to joke, pull pranks and have fun. He loved collecting antiques, camping and even caving in his younger years . The love of his life was his wife Garnett, his children and grandchildren.

The visitation will be from 1:00 - 5:00 P.M. on Saturday, September 17, 2016, at Heiligtag- Lang- Fendler Funeral Home, 1081 Jeffco Blvd. Arnold, MO 63010. The funeral service will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday, September 19, 2016 at the funeral home. Interment will follow at the Shirley Union Church Cemetery in Walton Township, MO at 12:00 pm. Arrangements under the direction of Heiligtag-Lang-Fendler Funeral Home, Arnold, MO