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Forman, ND: A family Mass of Christian Burial for Erma Bishoff will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday September 12, 2020 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Forman. Rev. Fr. Timothy Schroeder will celebrate the mass. Burial will follow at 12:30 p.m. at the Brampton Cemetery where the public is invited to join the family.

Erma passed away Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020 at Four Seasons Healthcare Center in Forman, ND at the age of 86.

Erma Jean Roberts was born March 20, 1934 in Britton, SD to Artie and Ada (Severson) Roberts. She was raised in Brampton, ND and graduated from the Brampton High School in 1951. She attended Presentation College in Aberdeen, SD for a year and went to work for Socony Vacuum Oil Co.

On Nov. 28, 1953 Erma married George Bishoff in Cogswell, ND. They lived on the Bishoff family farm south of Brampton and together they raised five children. George passed away on April, 12, 2020.

Erma was an active member of Our Lady of Mercy and St. Mary’s Catholic Church. She was also involved with the local Homemakers Club, Farm Bureau, and was a leader for the census board and sat on many election boards. Erma was George’s right hand man to all of his activities. Erma was known for her homemade bread and good cooking.

Erma was proud of her family and adored her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Erma is survived by her five children: Dan, Brampton ND; Julie (Dan) Kaspari, Cedar Rapids IA; Jayne (Jeff) Mathson, Harwood ND; Lauri (Mark) Kosin, Fargo, ND; David, West Fargo, ND; ten grandchildren, seven greatgrandchildren and a sister Bev (Vern) Zink, Bismarck, ND.

Erma was preceded in death by her parents and husband, George.

Memorials can be made to the Four Seasons Health Center-483 4th St. SW – Forman, ND 58032; St. Mary’s Catholic Church 484 4th St. SW – Forman, ND 58032; or a charity of your choice.

Condolences may be directed to the family in care of Dan Bishoff-12480 100th St. SE-Cogswell, ND 58107.

Her arrangements have been entrusted to the Price Funeral Chapel of Forman.

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