Wilma June Erdmann, 95, died December 30, 2019 at Colonial Manor in Amana, Iowa.
She was born January 6, 1924 in rural Bradgate, the daughter of Herbert and Annie (Jolliffe) Blake. She graduated from high school at Vernon Township in 1942. On July 3, 1942 she married Edward Erdmann in Blue Earth, Minnesota. After marriage they lived in the rural Livermore area until 1968. In 1968 they moved to California and returned to the Humboldt area in 1988. In 2010 she moved to Iowa City to be closer to more family.
Wilma was a homemaker and was actively involved in her children’s activities. She liked to garden, quilt, crochet, bake and play cards. She was a life-long member of the Methodist Church and lived a life of service. She was a very loving and generous person that loved to share her time and talents.
Wilma is survived by children Gary (Patricia) Erdmann, Roland Erdmann, Susan (David) Dozark, Dennis (Iris) Erdmann, Janet (Steve) Schroeder, and Paul (Le) Erdmann, 13 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and other extended family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward, her parents, infant brother Alvin, sisters Treva Worster, Norma Olson and Margaret Gonzagowski, daughter-in-law Ann Erdmann.
Visitation will be Monday, January 6, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at the Faith United Methodist Church in Humboldt. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 a.m. officiated by Rev. Dr. Barrie Tritle. Burial will take place at Union Cemetery rural Livermore. Mason-Lindhart Funeral Home is assisting the family.