William F. Ernst, age 92, of Howard Lake, Minnesota, formerly of Annandale, Minnesota, passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2013, at his home. Funeral service will be Saturday, August 31, 2013, at 11:00 AM at Zion Lutheran Church in Annandale with interment at Corinna Cemetery. Family and friends may call two hours prior to the service at the church. Memorials are preferred to the National Kidney Foundation or Fresenius Medical Care of Buffalo. Arrangements are with Dingmann Funeral Care of Annandale.