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Erma Stankavage

October 26, 1920 ~ May 28, 2022 (age 101)


Erma Stankavage, 101, of Ringtown, passed away Saturday May 28th, 2022.

Erma was born in East Union Township, on December 26, 1920, a daughter of the late Louellen (Schlauch) and Roy A. Lindenmuth.

A lifelong resident of the Ringtown Valley, she worked in and was retired from the local garment industry, having last been employed by the former Ringtown Manufacturing Company.

Erma  was a member of St.John's Lutheran Church in Ringtown.  Erma enjoyed atching her favorite televisions shows, Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy, along with doing crosswords and puzzles.

Erma was preceded in death by her husband, Leo Stankavage in 1998, a daughter, Joan Chamberlain in 2001, and by two brothers, Leroy and Reuben.

She is survived  by her children, Walter, Joseph and Robert Stankavage and Leona Deibert, along with twelve grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, and by nieces and nephews, including Rueben Lindenmuth, her nephew whom she raised.

Erma will be laid to rest alongside her husband following private graveside services at St. Mary's Cemetery, Ringtown

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