Ernest “Ernie” Noga, age 87, of Isanti died January 10, 2017 surrounded by his family at home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, January 14th at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Isanti. Visitation will be held from 9:30 A.M. until the Mass starts at 11:00 A.M. Saturday at the church. Interment will be in Christ the King Catholic Cemetery with Military Honors provided by the Isanti VFW Post.
Ernest “Ernie” Noga was born April 1, 1929 in Hale Township, Minnesota to John and Pauline (Shocinski) Noga. He grew up in Silver Lake, Minnesota and attended St. Adalbert School and Country School. Ernie enlisted in the Army in 1947, was Sargent 1st Class in the Korean War, and served his country for four years. In 1951 Ernie married Marilyn (Kadlec) and they moved to Spring Lake Park, then to Fridley where they lived for 27 years. He worked at Waldorf Paper Co. for 37 years. They belonged to St. William’s parish and were they served assisting with the liturgy. They then moved to Lindstrom and Ernie was involved with the local VFW post. In 1989 they moved to Cambridge and in December of that year Ernie retired. They were active at Christ the King Catholic Church and Ernie led a prayer group there. In 2004 they moved to Isanti and attended and served at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church.
Ernie passed away January 10, 2017 surrounded by his family at the age of 87 years. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by four brothers, Ed, Leo, Jack and Irvin. He is survived by his loving wife, Marilyn; 8 children, Rick (Luann) Noga, Jean (Bob) Bialke, Joan (Terry) Scroggins, Ron Noga, Diane (Tim) Anderson, Debbie (Zeke) Richter, Rob Noga, and Julie (Kim) Vickroy; 1 brother, Leonard; 24 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and by many other relatives and friends.