Ernest Hale Sumruld
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Ernest Hale Sumruld
  • August 14, 1935 - December 9, 2016
  • Euless, Texas

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Ernest H. Sumruld, A longtime resident of Euless Texas, passed away at the age of 81 on December 9, 2016 at his home in Euless, Texas. A “Celebration of His Life” service will be held on March 25, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Foust and Sons Funeral Home, Grapevine, TX. Ernest, “Ernie” Sumruld was born August 14, 1935 in Lovington, New Mexico. He married Patricia K. Cumerford on July 3, 1958. The couple moved to Euless in 1964 and raised their two daughters there. Ernie made his career as a Plasterer and worked extensively in the Dallas and Ft Worth areas. His plastering talents are a large part of many landmark buildings that still blanket the skylines of the Dallas and Ft Worth area. While Ernie was on this Earth he loved people. Ernie never met a stranger and was always there to help when needed. Ernie loved animals and he had numerous pets of “many” kinds. He left behind his beloved cats Buddy & Tiger. Ernest is preceded in death by his wife Patricia and leaves behind daughter Becky Shelton and her husband Larry; daughter Lynda Waller and her husband Kent. He is also survived by four grandchildren, Jesse Shelton and wife Holli, Bradley Shelton, Chelsey Preiser and her husband Colin, Clayton Schroeder and two great-grandchildren Ralee and Fisher Shelton. Ernest’s surviving brothers are James, Tommy and Carl Sumruld. Ernest’s Celebration of Life will commence at 11:00 AM with the family receiving friends one hour prior to the service at same location. Lite hors d’oeuvre and tea will be served after the service. ~