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Erma Stansberry

April 9, 1926 — March 11, 2016

Erma Stansberry (89) of Sunnybrook Living Care Center died March 11, 2016.

Visitation will be held 10:00-11:00 am, Monday, March 14, 2016 at the Behner Funeral Home. A private service will follow afterwards. Burial will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family ask that memorials be made to Holiday Lighting Committee c/o Fairfield Chamber of Commerce and can be left at Behner Funeral home or mailed to family at 2377 Osage Avenue, Fairfield, Iowa 52556.

Mrs. Stansberry was born April 9, 1926 in the home of her parents, Andrew
Fredrick and Elnora Thomson Daub of Fairfield, Iowa. She married John Stansberry, April 9, 1948 in Des Moines, Iowa. John passed away in January 2013.

Erma graduated from Fairfield High School in 1944. She worked at Schafer Pen and Pencil in Fort Madison before attending Burlington School of Cosmetology. She owned and operated her own beauty shop in Fairfield. When John and Erma retired, they made McAllen, Texas their winter home, and Birmingham, Iowa their summer home, moving permanently to Birmingham in 2004.

She loved working outside mowing her yard and working with her flowers. She loved playing bingo, wii bowling and playing cards, especially, King of the Corner, 10 point pitch and Hearts. Caring for her husband and children was always first in her life.

She is survived by one son, John Jr. (Bev) Stansberry of McAllen, Texas; two daughters, Debra (Doug) Rodibaugh of Littleton, Colorado and Andra (Dennis) Adam of Fairfield; ten grandchildren; and fifteen great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; 4 sisters, Gladys Bloomquist, Louise DuBois, Edna Searle, and Wilma Stanley; and 3 brothers, Raymond, Leland and Robert Daub.


SERVICES
Visitation

Monday, March 14, 2016
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Behner Funeral Home & Crematory
203 S. Main
Fairfield, Iowa 52556

Private Funeral Service

Monday, March 14, 2016
11:00 AM

Behner Funeral Home & Crematory
203 S. Main
Fairfield, Iowa 52556

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