Enid News and Eagle
Ernest D. Leierer will celebrate his 91st birthday Thursday with family and friends.
Ernest was born June 6, 1922, in Raton, N.M., the son of Dewey and Cora Leierer.
He attended Woodrow Wilson Elementary School, Longfellow Junior High School and graduated from Enid High School in 1941. He received his Bachelor of Divinity degree in ministry at Phillips University in 1959.
He served 31⁄2 years with the Army Air Corps, 16 Depot Repair Squadron, from Sept. 9, 1942, until Dec. 30, 1945. He was a clerk, Aircraft Maintenance Department, in England and France.
Ernest married Waunita Latane Baltimore Sept. 6, 1946.
He worked four years for Trexler Storage, 10 years at Evans Drug Store and served 25 years in the ministry, from February 1961 through 1986.
He is a member of Willow Road Christian Church.
His children are Dennis Leierer, Wichita, Kan., and Sharon Furfuro-Leierer, Norman. He has five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.