Ernesto Rivera Malpica Sr. 81 passed away Saturday morning November 23, 2013 in Becker Shoop Center under the comfort of Allay Hospice. He was born February 27, 1932 in Puerto Rico. Ernesto Served his Country in the army during the Korean Conflict. He is survived by his sons; Ernesto Andres (Patra) Rivera Jr. and Ernesto Rivera III, several grandchildren, a brother Ramon Martinez and two sisters Carmela and Gloria Malpica. Ernesto is further survived by nieces nephews other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Esteban. Funeral services will be Wednesday November 27, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. in Strouf Funeral Home, Pastor Raymond Christianson officiating. Burial will be in Southern Wisconsin Memorial Veterans Cemetery in Town of Dover. The family will receive guests in the funeral home on Wednesday from 5 p.m. until the time of services. ;