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MOUNT PULASKI -- Erma L. Huston, 97, of
Mount Pulaski died Monday, May 7, 2007, at 3:35 a.m. at Vonderlieth
Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mount
Pulaski. Her funeral will follow at 11 a.m. at the
funeral home, with the Rev. Walter Carlson and the
Rev. Kevin Treptow of Mount Pulaski officiating.
Burial will be in Lake Bank Cemetery, Mount Pulaski.
Mrs. Huston co-owned Huston's Apparel in Mount
Pulaski and Normal for 25 years, worked for Stahl's
Furniture for five years, and was a homemaker.
She was born Oct. 18, 1909, in Logan County to
William and Libby Musick Wubben. She married Donald
Huston in Lincoln on Nov. 10, 1927, and he preceded
her in death on May 28, 1981.
She is survived by two daughters, Donna Traxler
of Bloomington and Margaret (and Phillip) Withrow of
Dunlap; one sister, Agnes Redfairn of Lincoln; five
grandchildren, Diane Withrow, Dr. Mark Withrow,
Lynne (and Daryl) Baker, Douglas (and Holly) Traxler
and Craig (and Sarah) Traxler; and nine
great-grandchildren, Benjamin Paolone, Daniel
Traxler, Jackson Traxler, Victoria Traxler, Nicholas
Traxler, Nathan Traxler, Olivia Traxler, Brook
Sinkinson and Megan Sinkinson.
She was also preceded in death by three brothers and
She was a member of Mount Pulaski United
Methodist Church, where she had been financial
secretary. She was also a member of the United
Methodist Women, Woman's Club, Library Club, Garden
Club and ABWA.
Memorials may be made to Mount Pulaski United
Methodist Church or the donor's choice.
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