|Birth: ||Aug. 12, 1896|
|Death: ||Apr. 5, 1942|
Ruth resident Sylvester (Bob) Ertman, 79 died Monday in Harbor Beach Community Hospital following a long illness.
He was born August 12, 1896, in Paris Township, Huron County. He married Miss Emma Fisher November 23 1920 in Paris ville.
They operated a general store in Paris-ville for several years. They had operated the Ertman Hotel. Paris ville from 1950 to 1961. Mrs. Ertman died June 11 1974.
Mr. Ertman was the organist at St. Mary's Catholic Church Paris ville, for 546 years, retiring this year.
He was a member of a dance band which played throughout the Thumb area for 40 years.
He is survived by three daughters. Mrs. Albert L. Cook, Harbor Beach, Sister: Mary Gloria, of Bay City and Mrs. Roger Kincaid. of Ubly. Three sons, Clarence Ertman of Sterling Heights, Jerry Ertman of Ferndale and Floyd Ertman of Westland, two brothers Walter Ertman of Cass City, and Archie Ertman of Ubly. three sisters: Mrs. Aloise Oparka and Mrs. Eleanor Wasielawski both of Ubly, and Mrs. Florence Bismack, Minden City. 21 grandchildren and 10 great grand children.
Services were held Wednesday at 10am.in St. Mary's Catholic Church Paris ville. The Rev. Stanley Surman pastor will officiate.
Burial will be in the church cemetery. Remains are in Zinger Funeral Home. Ubly, where a Rosary will be recited at 8pm. today.
Emma Fisher Ertman (1903 - 1974)
Norman J Ertman (1922 - 1942)*
Saint Marys Cemetery
Created by: Joan Gross
Record added: Feb 13, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65594581