Des Moines

Ernest Eugene Green, age 72, passed away Thursday, January 14, 2021 at Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines.

Ernie was born September 24, 1948 in Des Moines, Iowa to Bernard and Alice (Garrett) Green. He was employed by Iowa Beer and Liquor. He then went to work for Captain Jack’s Tree Farm as a Plant Manager, from where he retired. Ernie retired from the National Guard after serving for 25 years. He attended Norwalk Christian Church for many years. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle, camping, and bowling.

He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Louise Green; children, Michael (Charlotte) Green, Robert (Ingrid) Green, Lori (Robert) Bennett, Annalee (Eric) Johnson, Dante Green, Austin Green, and Nicholas Green; grandchildren, Jonathan Ramsey, Brooklyn Little, Bryce Green, Brydgett Green, Maxwell Bennett, and Rodney “RC” Craig Johnson; siblings, Roger (Maria) Green and Lois (Jim) Monahan; and a host of other family and friends.

Ernie was preceded in death by his parents, Bernard and Alice Green; and his siblings, David Green and Roberta Graham.

There will be a celebration of life at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be directed to the family in loving memory of Ernie.

Condolences may be expressed at

Service Details

There will be no services held at this time.
Hamilton's Crematory
Des Moines
Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50315
(515) 285-3911

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