Ernest Eric Papenhausen


Ernest Eric Papenhausen, 56, died at the Payson Care Center Aug. 31, 2005. He was born in Long Branch, N.J., July 28, 1949.

A resident of Arizona since 1970, he was a graduate of Arizona State University.

Mr. Papenhausen was a restaurateur and bartender. He and his father established Ernie's Inn in Scottsdale.

Mr. Papenhausen was a lifetime member of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry.

He is survived by daughters, Michelle Dahlke and Mary Papenhausen; son, Ernest Andrew Papenhausen; sister, Virginia (Frank) Seiler; and good friend Wheeler (Pat) Murray.

He was preceded in death by parents Ernest F. and Gerda Papenhausen and brother, Chris Papenhausen.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 8, at Messinger Payson Funeral Home, 302 W. Aero Dr., followed by a celebration of life at the American Legion on Highway 260.

The online guest book may be signed at

Arrangements handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.

Commenting has been disabled for this item.