Erma I. Beebe, age 88, of Norwalk, died Friday, December 28, 2012 at Stein Hospice Care Center in Sandusky. Erma was born July 30, 1924 in Andover, Ohio to the late Earl C. and Alice M. (Gillette) Piper.
She graduated from Pennsylvania's Linesville High School in 1941. She worked at the A & P Grocery Store in Linesville, where she retired to work as a homemaker.
She was a member of the Milan Baptist Church, Norwalk's senior's group the "Golden Agers," and the Firelands Seniors group. She enjoyed also working at Goodwill in Norwalk during the past few years.
She is survived by her daughter, Anita (Larry) Tanner of Pelham, AL; son, Roger (Diane) Beebe of Willard; her sisters, Betty George of Visalia, CA and Geraldine Anderson of Everett, WA; brothers, Robert Piper of Lake Elsinore, CA; five grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Beverly N. Beebe on January 12, 1984; her step-parents, Charlie Corey and Vera Piper; brothers, William "Bill" Piper, Gail Corey and James Corey; sister, Beverly Geddes and Dorothy Morris.
Family and friends may visit Monday, December 31, 2012 from 10:00 A.M. until time of service at 11:00 A.M. at Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main St. in Norwalk, with Pastor Rod Hollen officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Norwalk.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Milan Baptist Church, 5199 Old State Road, Milan, OH 44846 or Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.
Condolences may be sent to norwalkfuneral.com.