Erma Dinslage, 95, of West Point, died Tuesday, July 4, 2023 at St. Joseph’s Hillside Villa in West Point. Funeral Mass will be 10:30am on Saturday, July 8 at St. Aloysius Catholic Church at Aloys with Rev. James Weeder as celebrant. Burial will be at St. Aloysius Cemetery with lunch following at the Native 32 Winery. Visitation will be Friday from 5:00pm to 7:00pm with a Vigil Service at 7:00pm at Stokely Funeral Home. Family will be present at visitation from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. Arrangements by Stokely Funeral Home.
Erma Rose Uher was born October 21, 1927 on the family farm near Howells in Colfax County to Joseph and Blanche (Dostal) Uher. She attended St. John Nepomucene School through the 8th grade and helped on the family farm. On February 23, 1949, Erma married Raymond Dinslage at St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church in Howells. The couple farmed in Colfax County for 14 years before moving to a farm five miles west of West Point in 1963. They retired from farming in 2010 and moved to West Point.
Erma was a dedicated farm wife and mother, helping wherever she was needed. In addition to caring for her family, Erma was an excellent baker. Her entries of homemade breads, pies and rolls were often 1st Place winners in the Cuming County Fair. Erma enjoyed fishing with Raymond and playing cards with the many card clubs to which they belonged. She also looked forward to playing Bingo.
Survivors include her daughter Renee (Steve) Bossard of Norfolk; sons, Gene (Karen) of Clarkson, and Ken (Sheryl) of Omaha; grandchildren, Brent (Kassi) Dinslage, Kristi Dinslage, Derek Dinslage, Tara (Andy) Shannon, and Megan (Brandon) Beatty; sister Lavaine Doernemann of West Point; and 6 great grandchildren.
Erma was preceded in death by her parents; husband Raymond on May 20, 2011; son Gary; grandchildren Allison and Bryan Dinslage; sisters Arlene Schultz and Delores Adams.