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Erma Lucille Bailey

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

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Erma Lucille Bailey
Funeral services for Mrs. Erma Lucille Bailey, 95 of Sioux Rapids, formerly of Alta and Peterson, will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, March 18, 2009, at Warner Funeral Home of Peterson. Rev. Charlie Gilmore will officiate the service.

Visitation will begin one hour prior to the funeral at Warner Funeral Home in Peterson.

Interment will take place at Oakland Cemetery in Peterson.

Erma passed away Sunday, March 15, 2009 at Sioux Rapids Care Center in Sioux Rapids.

Erma Lucille Bailey, the daughter of Bethuel and Myrtle (Harbeck) Chesley, was born June 13, 1913, in Spencer. Her childhood years were spent north of Peterson. Erma attended school and graduated from Peterson High School.

On Nov. 30, 1930, Erma was united in marriage to Herbert Bailey in Cherokee. Following their marriage they lived near Peterson where she was a homemaker.

Following the death of Herbert, Erma lived in Storm Lake, Alta, and most recently Sioux Rapids.

Erma was always proud that she was born on June 13, 1913. She weighed 13 lbs., and was her grandmother's 13th grandchild. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church in Storm Lake.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Herbert Bailey in July 1982.

Erma is survived by several nieces; nephews; and friends.

Warner Funeral Home of Peterson is in charge of arrangements.