Obituary from Elliott Mortuary February 3, 2021
Ernestine Janette Sivils, 76, of Partridge, died February 2, 2021, at Hospice House, Hutchinson. She was born February 28, 1944, in Hutchinson, to Floyd and Ruth (Cooper) Eisiminger.
Ernestine graduated from Partridge Rural High School in 1962, and then went on to become an X-RAY technician for many years before meeting her husband Kenny. She was co-owner/operator of Sivils 50/50 Farm, Partridge for over 50 years. Ernestine also was a big part in helping Tawnya with the Flower and Gift Gallery, Hutchinson, from 1993-2008. Ernestine was a loving wife, mother, and “Nana” to 5 lucky grandchildren, and friend to many. Ernestine was a member of Partridge Community Church.
On April 11, 1966, she married the love of her life and best friend Kenny Sivils, in Partridge. They shared nearly 55 years of love, farming, fishing, traveling, and marriage together.
Ernestine is survived by her husband Kenny; children, son Tracy Sivils (Karen), of Inman, and daughter Tawnya Harner (Doug), of Partridge; grandchildren, Connor and Brock Sivils of Inman, Colby, Shelby, and Haley Harner of Partridge; a sister, Patricia White, of Roscoe, TX; and numerous extended family members.
Ernestine was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday, February 5, 2021, at Elliott Chapel, with Tom Miller and Pastor Sheridan Irick officiating. Burial will follow in Partridge Cemetery. Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, with family present from 6-8 p.m. at Elliott Mortuary. The family welcomes all, but asks those attending to follow COVID-19 guidelines. Friends wishing to view the service online, the link will be available at the end of Ernestine’s obituary on the Elliot Mortuary website on the day of the service beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Memorials are suggested to Partridge Community Church, in care of Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N. Main, Hutchinson, KS 67501