Ervin Stadel, 95, Jamestown, ND was called home to be with this Lord and Savior on Sunday, April 14, 2019Ervin Stadel was born north east of Napoleon, ND in Logan County to John and Katherina (Weidelich) Stadel on January 4, 1924.  He moved south of Dawson with his parents at an early age.  Ervin attended grade school in a rural school then graduated from Dawson High School in 1942.  After high school he farmed with his parents for a couple of years.

Ervin was employed at the Occident Elevator as the second man in Tappen, ND where he found the love of his life.  He married Martha Derheim on June 15, 1947 in Tappen, ND, where they made their home.  In 1953, they left Gackle and bought their own elevator in Bloom, ND, where their son Monte was born.  The elevator was later destroyed by fire.  After that, Ervin was the manager of the Bloom Oil Company for many years.  They moved to Jamestown where their daughter Joann was born.  He was later employed by Country Boy Dairy delivering milk.  Last, he was with the engineering department at the North Dakota State Hospital.  He was a faithful member of the First Baptist Church and later the United Presbyterian Church in Jamestown, ND.

Ervin and Martha spent a couple years wintering in Arizona and many years in Texas.  In Texas, he was Vice President of North Dakota and South Dakota reunion.  Ervin belonged to the Germans from Russia Heritage Society, and a member of the Good Sam RV group.  They enjoyed traveling and going with friends on tours.

After many years of caring for his beloved wife, Martha, he moved to the Heritage Center in Jamestown where he played pinochle and bingo.  He was very thankful of the wonderful care they gave him.

Ervin is survived by his son Monte Stadel; daughter Joann (Joel) Gensler; one grandchild Heather Gensler and many wonderful nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Martha, both parents, two brothers Richard (Martha) and Theodore (Bertha) Stadel, one sister Elizabeth (Reinhold) Roemmich.

Visitation will be 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM with a prayer service at 7:00 PM, Friday, April 19, 2019 at Eddy Funeral Home, Jamestown, ND.

Funeral service will be 10:30 AM, Saturday, April 20, 2019 at United Presbyterian Church, Jamestown, ND with Pastor Bob Boyar officiating.

Spring Burial: Highland Home Cemetery

Eddy Funeral Home is in care of arrangements.