Erma Craig passed away peacefully on August 10, 2013 in her residence in Red Deer, Alberta. Erma was born on August 6, 1919 in Chappell, Nebraska U.S.A in her great grandparent’s farm home. She moved to Canada several times with her parents and when she was 9 years old they settled in Delburne, Alberta. Erma married Ralph Stanley Craig on March 7, 1940. They lived in many different places such as Courtenay B.C, then Eckville, Baintree, Arneson, Sunnynook, Sheerness, Hanna, and Beiseker in central Alberta. They retired in Sylvan Lake. Erma was predeceased by son Gary Craig; her grandmother Anna Boetcher; parents Clarence and Lorene Wilson; grandson Scott Lemke and her husband Ralph Craig. She is survived by, mourned and missed by her children and their families daughter, Joyce Lemke (Ray), granddaughter, Tara Schonberg (Jason), great granddaughter, Sierra Schonberg of Ottawa, Ontario; son, Vernon Craig of Calgary, granddaughter, Tammy Belau (Rob), great grandchildren, Madison and Courtney Belau of Medicine Hat, Alberta; daughter, Carol Gieck (Ron) of Calgary, Alberta, grandchildren, Holly and Jeremy Wallace of Bowden, Alberta, great grandchildren, Jessie, Jade, Sarah, William, and Piper; daughter, Lynne Dupuis (Ron), granddaughters, Anna and Karli Dupuis, Crystal Nogue (Rene), great grandson, Mason Nogue; granddaughter, Shannon Shirle, great grandchildren, Melanie (Layne) with great great grandchildren, Elizabeth and Madisson, great grandson, Jonathan and great great granddaughter, Dakota, great grandson, Michial (Laural) and great great grandson, Dereck; granddaughter, Renita Mastel, great grandson, Nicholas Mastel. Erma will be laid to rest with her husband, Ralph at Lake View Cemetery in Sylvan Lake, Alberta at a private family ceremony and tribute as was her wish.


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