Ervin T. ‘Erv’ Stilp

Ervin T. "Erv" Stilp, 61, of Ashippun, passed away Tuesday, July 6, 2010. Erv was born to the late Gerald Stilp Sr. and Jeanette Stilp (nee Maust).

He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Sandra (nee Nehls); his daughters, Holly (Greg) Reesman of Elkhorn and Heidi (Andy) Deuster of Palmyra; son, Matthew (Marcia Wehr) Stilp of Ashippun; granddaughters, Ashley, Cassandra and Lauren Reesman and Olivia and Sophia Deuster; brothers and sisters, Donna (Jerry Ewert) Evans, John Stilp, Lynn (Brian) Everson and Kirt Stilp; stepbrothers and stepsisters, Barb (Ray) Jones, Therese (Denny) Heuer, Chuck (Cheri) Grimm, Rosemary McRay and Joe (Sandy) Grimm; father- and mother-in-law, Pat and Joyce Nehls; and brother- and sister-in-laws, Vicki (King) Wilson, Sheri Nehls, Ken (Chris) Nehls and Dawn (Bruce) Huber. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Erv was preceded in death by his parents; stepmother, Hedy Stilp; brother, Gerald Stilp Jr.; and brother-in-law, Garry Evans.

Erv attended Oconomowoc High School and then went on to work at Carnation Co. in Oconomowoc for more than 30 years. Erv was an avid fisherman and hunter.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. time of reflection Monday, July 12, at Pagenkopf Funeral Home, 1165 E. Summit Ave. (Highway 67), Oconomowoc. Private burial for the family will follow at a later date.

Pagenkopf Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4457 or visit