Ervin L. Braulick, age 87, of Sleepy Eye, died on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Sleepy Eye Care Center.
Ervin L. Braulick, age 87, of Sleepy Eye, died on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Sleepy Eye Care Center. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. and will continue on Wednesday from 7:30 until 10 a.m. at the Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye. There will be a parish prayer service at 7 p.m., Tuesday at the funeral home. Service will be held at the St. Mary's Catholic Church, Sleepy Eye, on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. The Clergy will be Msgr. Eugene Lozinski and Interment will be at the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, in Sleepy Eye. Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota. On line condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.
Ervin was born on November 20, 1926 in Brown County, near Sleepy Eye, the son of Benjamin and Ida (Neidecker) Braulick. He grew up and attended country school in Stark Township. Ervin married Rita R. Schneider on May 9, 1950 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in New Ulm. The couple lived and farmed in Stark Township. Ervin was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, KC's, Sportsman's Club, Eagles and the Stark Baseball Association. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, bowling, old cars, ice racing, snowmobiling and especially being on the farm.
He is survived by his children, Steve (Linda) Braulick of Sleepy Eye, Robert Braulick of Sleepy Eye, Susie Eckstein of Hutchinson, Sharon Braulick of New Ulm, Mary Braulick of New Ulm and Judy (Ed) Hose of Sleepy Eye; 15 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; 6 step great-grandchildren; sister, Bernice (Norbert) Sturm of Springfield; and sister-in-law, Shirley Braulick of New Ulm.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Rita in 1983; and brother, Benjamin, Jr.