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 Erma Mae <I>Boyce</I> Richman

Erma Mae Boyce Richman

Wayne County, Iowa, USA
Death 24 Oct 2005 (aged 92)
Chariton, Lucas County, Iowa, USA
Burial Millerton, Wayne County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 100146093 · View Source
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Wife of Raymond Marvin Richman. Daughter of Everett Ray Boyce and Mattie May Jackson


Chariton, Iowa
Tuesday, November 1, 2005


Erma Mae Richman was born on July 6, 1913, near Humeston, Iowa. She was one of two children born to Everett and Mattie Jackson Boyce. Erma graduated from Humeston High School in 1931 and spent her life in Wayne County.

On Dec. 23, 1934, Erma was united in marriage to Raymond Richman. To this union two children were born, Ray Dean and Donna Jean.

Besides being a companion, Erma helped her husband Raymond on the farm. They had 70 + happy years together. Erma played the piano for many years at Bethlehem Methodist Church where she was a member. Later she attended Millerton Methodist Church and became a member there.

Erma was a loving mother and grandmother and an excellent cook.

Preceding her in death were her parents, Everett and Mattie Boyce, her brother, Dr. Leo Boyce, and a grandson, Gary Dean Richman, three brothers-in-law and three sisters-in-law.

Left to mourn is one son, Ray Dean Richman and his wife, Maxine, of Ottumwa; one daughter, Donna Jean and companion, Bill Graves, of Chariton; six grandchildren: Shelley and Chuck Willis; Todd Richman, David and Teresa Richman; Steve and Carrie Richman; Teresa and Terry Brinkley; and Douglas Haner; 11 great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Faith Boyce of Chariton and Roberta Richman of Humeston; several nieces and nephews.

Erma will be greatly missed by family and friends.

Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 27, 2005, at the Fielding Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Whisler officiating. Bearers were Todd, David, Steve and Jordan Richman, Chuck Willis and Terry Brinkley. Interment was in the New York Cemetery.

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  • Maintained by: Skip
  • Originally Created by: Doris Christensen
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100146093
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Erma Mae Boyce Richman (6 Jul 1913–24 Oct 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100146093, citing New York Cemetery, Millerton, Wayne County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Skip (contributor 46976613) .