Erma Elizabeth Klinger
Erma Elizabeth Klinger

CONVOY, Ohio – Erma Elizabeth Klinger, 81, of Tully Township, died at 1:19 a.m., Wednesday at Vancrest of Convoy.

She was born on Feb. 3, 1937, in Hartford City, Indiana, the daughter of the late Lora Cleo and Mabel Edith (Beeks) Moorman. On June 5, 1955, she married Robert O. Klinger who preceded her in death on Dec. 17, 2014. Erma was also preceded in death by her daughters, Ruth Marie Collier and Beth Ann, two brothers, Ralph and Ernest Richard Moorman; and two grandchildren, Amanda Joann Klinger and Autumn Dawn Collier.

Family survivors include her son, Robert Craig (Nancy J.) Klinger of Convoy; six grandchildren, Angie (Josh) Yado, Beth (Phil) Wells, Robert Craig Klinger, Jr., Summer Klinger, Ricky Collier and Daniel Collier; nine great grandchildren, Sierra Klinger, Kaydence Beachy, Lilyana Yado, Peyton Yado, Adaline Yado, Emerson Wells, Parker Wells, Korie Klinger and Brantley Klinger; and three sisters, Donna Brock of Monroe, Indiana, Sarah Kleinknight of Kokomo, Indiana and Judy Woodruff of Brooksville, Indiana.

Erma was an aide at the Marion Veterans Administration Hospital for 30 years. She enjoyed quilting, knitting, playing cards and was an avid fan of the Atlanta Braves.

A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m., Friday, May 18, 2018, at Cowan & Son Funeral Home with Pastor Rod Price officiating. There will be calling hours 5 - 7 p.m., Friday prior to the service.

Preferred memorials are to the Ries Memorial Fund of Calvary Evangelical Church. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded at cowanfuneralhome.com.