Erma A. Lankford, Beloit, WI (1940-2014)

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

April 10, 1940 - April 11, 2014

Erma A Lankford, age 74, of Beloit, died Friday, April 11, 2014, at Beloit Memorial Hospital. Erma was born April 10, 1940, to the late Rollo B. and Alma (Baars) Kramer in Beloit. She married George Lankford on March 30, 1957, in Beloit. He preceded her in death on Nov. 19, 1991. Erma worked for many years as a licensed in home caregiver for the State of Wisconsin, caring for the mentally disabled. She enjoyed crafts, ceramics and building her annual Christmas village. Erma loved her family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren as well as tending to her two acre flower garden.

Erma is survived by her four sons: George L. Lankford of Beloit, Jeffrey A. (Lori) Lankford of Janesville, James B. (Yong-sil) Lankford of Colorado Springs, CO, and Kaleb C. (Lynette) Lankford of Beloit; 16 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; her brother, Ronald Kramer; and her three sisters: Mildred Schroeder, Alice (Ray) Tuttle and Cora (Don) Reszccynski. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, George; two sisters, Betty and Twyla; her four brothers: Earl, Art, Donald and Sonny; and her step father, Walt Burke.

Erma’s Funeral Service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at the BRIAN G. MARK FUNERAL HOME, 1000 Inman Parkway, Beloit, WI, with Rev. Larry Froemming officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at the FUNERAL HOME from 5 until 7 p.m. and again on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Interment will follow in the Plymouth Cemetery. Please share a memory or a condolence with the Lankford family on our website.

BRIAN G. MARK Funeral Homes

1000 Inman Parkway, Beloit, 362-2000



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