Erma Eunice (Holmberg) Gatzemeyer, 78, of Bancroft, passed away on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at MercyOne Medical Center in Sioux City, after a short fight with Lymphoma. She ended her courageous fight surrounded by love from family and friends. A memorial service was held Monday, Jan. 25, 2021 at the Munderloh – Smith Funeral Home in Bancroft, with Pastor Charity Potter officiating. Burial was at the Bancroft Cemetery.

Erma is survived by her sons, Kent (Julie) Gatzemeyer of Des Moines, Iowa, Kurt (Leslie) Gatzemeyer of Bancroft, Patrick (Colleen) Gatzemeyer of Lincoln, Brent (Tiffany) Gatzemeyer of Randolph; grandchildren, Anne, Melanie, Kristen (Cody), Jace (Courtney), Jenae, Brenden, Nathan, Morgan, Aniston and Cade; great-grandchildren, Lauryn, Natasha, Aiden, Farrah, Hadley and Harlyn.

Erma was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Pat Gatzemeyer; parents, Lawrence and Dorothy Holmberg; siblings, Sonny and Charlotte Holmberg; brother, Fred Holmberg, brothers-in-law, Loren, Jim and Dennis Gatzemeyer and Kent Bunderson; and sisters-in-law, Deloise Pearson and Fran Gatzemeyer.

Memorials may be directed to the family for future designation.