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 Erma Iola <I>Ashby</I> Curtis

Erma Iola Ashby Curtis

Birth
Burdett, Washington County, Colorado, USA
Death 30 Nov 1998 (aged 84)
Loveland, Larimer County, Colorado, USA
Burial Sterling, Logan County, Colorado, USA
Plot Lot: 0038; Row: 01; Section: WA; Mortuary: CHANEY-WAL; Casket Material: M; Container: BLACK VAULT; Stone: yes
Memorial ID 11420757 · View Source
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Erma was a very sweet and easy going lady. She was a peacemaker and loved her family and her children.

"Sterling Journal-Advocate, 1 Dec. 1998": Erma Iola Curtis, 84, passed away on November 30, 1998, in Greeley, at the home of her daughter. Visitation and viewing will be from noon to 8 p.m. on Wedneday, Dec. 2 at Chaney-Walters Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, Dec. 3, 1998 at 2 p.m. at Chaney-Walters in Sterling, with the Rev. Ronald Pingelton officiating. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery.
Mrs. Curtis was born on April 8, 1914, at her folk's homestead in Burdette, Colorado, the daughter of Walter and Florence Olive "Dee" Ashby. Her parents had "proved up" on the homestead and received their Homestead Patent on July 16, 1914. When Erma was three years old, her family moved to Sterling where her father worked for Great Western Sugar Company.
On July 6, 1936, Erma married Randall Curtis in Sidney, Nebraska. during their life together Erma and Randall lived on ranches in Montana and Colorado, living in Westcliff, Fleming, Crook, Stoneham, and Sterling. Randall Curtis passed away on October 11, 1969. In 1972 Erma moved from Stoneham to Sterling where she lived until she moved to Crook, then Sterling, and finally Greeley.
Erma Curtis was a member of the First christian Church, as were her parents. Mrs. Curtis was preceded in death by her husband, Rndall Curtis; two daughters, Jackie Raye Curtis and Anita Kay Kohlschmidt; a stepson, Cecil Curtis; her parents; her brothers, James and Harold Ashby; and her sister, Leone Reese.
Erma is survived by her children, Betty Snow of Loveland; Randall Edward and Cindy Curtis of Lakewood; Vicki and Jim Gutierrez of Greeley; Darrel and Denise Curtis of Sterling; David and Donna Curtis of Loveland; two brothers, Bernard and Dorothy Ashby, and Elton and Bernadine Ashby; 16 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, it was Erma's wish that donations be made to the American Red Cross.



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  • Created by: Heather Friend
  • Added: 24 Jul 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11420757
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Erma Iola Ashby Curtis (8 Apr 1914–30 Nov 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11420757, citing Riverside Cemetery, Sterling, Logan County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Heather Friend (contributor 46780077) .