Ernest FadnessErnest "Ernie" B. Fadness, age 87, a life long resident of Lisbon, ND died at the North Dakota Veterans Home in Lisbon on Thursday, April 25, 2013.
Ernest Burnell Fadness was born on January 18, 1926 in rural Lisbon, North Dakota to Edward and Bertha (Moen) Fadness. Ernie attended school in Aliceton Township in Ransom County, ND and graduated from Lisbon High School in 1944. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Church. Ernie enlisted and served in the Navy during WWII from 1944 til 1946. Ernie attended the North Dakota State School of Science for one year. Ernie married Audrey Hoff on October 14, 1949 and they made their home in Lisbon. Ernie was enlisted in the Army Reserve and called up for active duty again during the Korean War from 1950 through 1951.