Ernest ‘Ernie’ Joseph Goodrow, Jr. was born April 26, 1943, in Orlando, Florida, to Ernest, Sr. and Sarah (Hewett) Goodrow. Ernie loved country music He was the lead singer in the band Ernie G & the Classics for many years and also ran the Lone Wolf karaoke show.
Ernie died peacefully in the care of St. John’s Circle of Care of Springfield on March 20, 2019, at the age of 75.
He is survived by children, Ernest Goodrow III of Garrison, Minn., Brenda Schindler of Wilmington, N.C., Sally (Jaime) Larson of St. Joseph, Linda (Kris) Gibson of Monticello, and Edmond Goodrow of St. Cloud; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and sister, Nancy Oehrlein. He was preceded in death by parents; brother, Joseph Goodrow; and sister, Marjorie Goodrow.
No services will be held.