Erma is survived by her husband Elwin of York; son David Block and his wife Carlyn of Omaha; daughter Suzanne Baird and her husband Paul of Paonia, CO; grandchildren, Amy (Block) Littler and husband David, Jeffrey Block and wife Michele, and Chad Block; three great- grandchildren Jacob, Kaden and Abby; two step-grandchildren and two step-great grandchildren. Also surviving are her step-brother Clifford Philipi and wife Norine of Bruning and her step-sister Lucille Fitzke and husband Ward of Glenville, NE.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 29, 2005 at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in York with the Rev. Timothy Marshall officiating. Graveside services will be at the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery at Bruning, NE at 2:00 p.m. Memorials may be directed to Emmanuel Lutheran Building Fund or Tabitha Hospice. Visitation will be from 2-9 pm Monday.