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Information for Erma Witty Foreman

17 July, 1898 - 2 December, 1982

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

December, 1982

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Erma W. Foreman

    Memorial services for Erma Witty Foreman, 84, of 522 So. 13th Ave., Caldwell, who died Thursday at her home of natural causes, will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Monday, at the First Christian Church, Caldwell, by the rev. Ernest Chamberlain, of the Boise Bible College, and Rev. Duane McMurdie, of the Caldwell First Christian Church.  Private interment will preceed the services at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell, under the direction of Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
    She was born July 17, 1898, at Martinsburg Township, Ill., to James and Mabel Witty.  She was reared and attended schools at Martinsburg.  She married Roy W. Foreman on Feb. 5, 1916, at Nebo, Ill.  They farmed in Nebraska for several years before moving to Idaho in 1936 where they have since resided.  She became a member of the Church of Christ in Illinois.  She later became a member of the First Christian Church, Caldwell.  She was also a member of the American Association of Retired Persons.
    She is survived by her husband, of Caldwell; a son, Harold Foreman, of New Port Richey, Fla.; four daughters, Mrs. Vernon (Evelyn) Smith, of Waitsburg, Wash., Mrs. Ronald (Lois) Yates, of Wenatchee, Wash., Mrs. Mervin (Betty) Sattler, of Caldwell, and Mabel Redman, of Weiser, 10 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by a daughter, an infant son, a brother and two sisters.
    Friends may call at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell, today from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. and on Monday from 10 a.m. to noon.
    Memorials may be given to the Christian Children's Ranch, Duck Alley Road, Route 1, Eagle, Idaho 83616.

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