Erma Lang Lee

Erma Jeanne (Lang) Lee, 93, formerly of Dawson, Nebraska was born on August 4, 1927, in Table Rock, Nebraska to Otto and Ethel (Fiek) Lang.  She was raised on a farm south of Humboldt where she attended country school and later Humboldt High School.  On November 10, 1943, Erma was united in marriage to Clyde D. Lee in Seneca, Kansas.  To this union three children, Clyde Douglas Jr., Carolyn and Kathryn, were born.  Erma was a longtime resident of Dawson and worked for 25 years at the Colonial Acres Nursing Home in Humboldt.  She was a member of the United Methodist Church and a 50-year member of the Crescent Rebekah’s Lodge in Humboldt.  Erma loved playing cards, dancing, going to the casino and spending time with family and friends.

Erma passed away on Tuesday, December 22, 2020, surrounded by her loving family at the Falls City Care Center in Falls City, Nebraska having reached the earthly age of ninety-three years, four months and eighteen days.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Clyde, an infant sister Margaret; sister Deloris (Don) Douglas and brothers Harold (Jean) and George Lang.

Erma is survived by her children: Doug Lee and wife Jean of Kansas City, MO; Carolyn Stutheit and husband Roger of Lincoln, NE; Kathryn Lee of Falls City, NE; grandchildren: Jim Lee and wife Amy of Kansas City, MO; Matthew Lee and wife Jennifer of Kearney, MO; Treven Stutheit of Lincoln, NE; Nesha Potts and husband Kevin of Lincoln, NE; great-grandchildren: Joshua and Julia Lee both of Kansas City, MO; Cameron Lee and wife Hana of Kansas City, MO; Blake and Landon Potts of Lincoln, NE; great-great-grandchildren Benjamin and Gracelyn Lee of Kansas City, MO; sister-in-law Orma Lang of Norfolk, NE; and many other relatives and friends.

Private Family Graveside Services will be held at the Heim Cemetery in Dawson, Nebraska at a later date.

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Services entrusted to Wherry Mortuary-207 N. Nemaha Street-Humboldt, NE 68376 (402) 862-2915.

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