Ernest C. "Ernie" Ingles
June 30, 1922 - May 28, 2018
Ernest C. "Ernie" Ingles, 95, of Hillsdale, passed away Monday, May 28, 2018, at the Hillsdale Hospital. He was born June 30, 1922 in Detroit to Ernest & Agnes (Feuerstein) Ingles. Ernie was married Jan. 3, 1948 to Virginia Andrews and she preceded in death Jan. 26, 1982.
Ernie was the former owner and operator of the Stadium Roller Rink in Hillsdale. He retired from the Hillsdale School system. Ernie was the first vocational education instructor at Hillsdale High, he later taught business math at the high school and later at the middle school. Ernie received his Bachelors Degree from Wayne State University and his Masters Degree from University of Michigan. He was a life member of the U of M Alumni Association and life member of the Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity. Ernie was a member of the Hillsdale First Presbyterian Church. He served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII in the 75th Division during the Battle of the Bulge. Ernie was also past-president and secretary-treasurer of the 75th Division, attending reunions over the past 30 years. Ernie was a member of the Roller Skating Association International. Two years ago Ernie received an achievement award for 62 years of service from that association. He was also a member, past-president and secretary-treasurer of the State of Michigan, Roller Skating Rink Association for many years. Ernie was a member of the Hillsdale Masonic Lodge and was a former Hillsdale "Man of the Year" and received a key to the city. He was a member of the Salvation Army Board for over 20 years and a member and past-president of the Kiwanis Club for over 40 years.
Surviving are three children, Carol Ingles Roth of Ft. Lauderdale, Shari Ingles Kurtz of Bellevue, WA and Douglas (Sheri) Ingles of Hillsdale; three grandchildren, Rachael (Trent) Baer, Ryne Kurtz and Jonathon Ingles; sister, Agnes Ingles of St. Petersburg, FL and special friend, Ruth Brown of Hillsdale.
Ernie was preceded in death by a sister, Doris Ward, son-in-law, Richie Roth and a niece, Patricia Clark.
Funeral services for Ernest Ingles will be Monday, June 4, 2018, at 11:00 AM, at the VanHorn-Eagle Funeral Home in Hillsdale with Pastor Scott Cress officiating. Interment will follow at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Hillsdale. The family will receive friends for visitation Sunday from 2-5 PM, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Salvation Army.
Visitation: Sunday, June 3, 2018 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM VanHorn-Eagle Funeral Home in HillsdaleGet Directions
Funeral Service: Monday, June 4, 2018 11:00 AM VanHorn-Eagle Funeral Home in HillsdaleGet Directions