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Ernest William

March 10, 1932 – November 18, 2021

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Obituary for Ernest William McHale


McHale, Ernest W. “Ernie”, born Mar. 10, 1932 died on Nov. 18, 2021. Survived by his wife of 62 years, Patti (Last); daughter, Amy (Dylan) Danich; grandsons, Evan and Ryan; siblings, Delores (John) Pakulski, Sharyn (Ger) Hanggi, Jeanne Borgerding, Kenneth (Candy) McHale; and many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by son, Michael, PhD.; and parents, Rufus and Mary McHale. Ernie lived his full life in the love, laughter, and closeness of family and many friends. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He had many years of contribution in sales and marketing in the transportation industry. He was a proud member of the Keller and North Oaks golf courses. He always was positive and very giving throughout his life. Private family mass held. A public celebration of life will take place at a later date. Memorials preferred to Vision Loss Resources, American Diabetes Association, Evans Scholars Foundation, or to donors’ choice.

While the funeral mass is private, all are welcome to view and be present with the family via live-stream. You can watch his Mass by following the link below. The video will become live at 9:30 AM on Tuesday, December 21, 2021.


Service Information

Father Ralph Talbot
St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church
4741 Bald Eagle Avenue
White Bear Lake, MN 55110-3199
Service Extra Info
Private Service

Interment Information

St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Cemetery of White Bear Lake
4690 Bald Eagle Ave.
White Bear Lake, Minnesota 55110-