SALT LAKE CITY/PRICE - Our beautiful Mother and Grandmother Erma Still Edwards Lancaster, passed away on Aug. 29, 2013. Erma was born in Logan on Nov. 25, 1921 to Jesse and Annie Wilhelmina Lundberg Sill, the youngest of six children.
She married John Cutler Edwards on April 11, 1942, later divorced. They had two daughters, DiAnne and Jeniel. She married Orson Robert Lancaster on June 3, 1955, he passed away on July 6, 1966. They had a son, Garry.
Erma worked for Utah Power & Light and retired in 1985. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and loved doing Temple work. She enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. Erma loved to dance in her younger years. For the last two years Mom was taken care of by the wonderful staff at the Beehive Homes in Price and Rocky Mountain Hospice. Erma was known around the care center for her love of singing.
She is survived by her three children: DiAnne Edwards Coester, Jeniel (Steve) Chalmers, Garry (Jane) Lancaster, her sister Doreen Shurtleff, 10 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, two brothers Milton and Earl, two sisters Norma and Fern, husband Orson, and grandson Larry Benge.
Funeral Service, Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013 at 11 a.m. Larkin Mortuary, 260 East South Temple, Salt Lake City. A viewing will be held there from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the service. A viewing will also be held Monday evening at Mitchell Funeral Home from 4 to 5 p.m. in Price. Interment will be at Lindquist Memorial Gardens of the Wasatch in Ogden. Arrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home of Price where friends are always welcome daily and may share memories of Erma online at www.mitchellfuneralhome.net.
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