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Erma L. Burger ( January 26, 1929 - May 27, 2017 )

Erma L. Burger, 88, of Midland passed away on May 27, 2017 at Medilodge of Midland. She was born on January 26, 1929 in Bay County to the late Thomas and Mable (McOlea) Langley. She married Robert W. Burger who predeceased her.
Erma enjoyed embroidering, crocheting, doing cross stitch and all kinds of arts and crafts. She liked to Polka and had a love of springtime and baking. She made the best fudge in the whole world. She will be dearly missed by her family.
She is survived by children, Robert (Julie) Downey, William (Jean) Downey, Janet Downey Ryall, Marilyn Downey, grandchildren, Tiffany, Brianne, Michael, Matthew, Alex and 2 great grandchildren. She is also survived by her siblings, Shirley Schaeding, Theresa Cragg and Stella Mastaw.
Erma was predeceased by her brother Duane Langley, sisters, Darlene Strike, Evelyn Grotkowski and Zelda Leman.
A Vigil Service will be held at Smith-Miner Funeral Home on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 4:00 pm with Deacon Frank Hudson officiating. Visitation will be from 1:00 pm until the time of service.
Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Hunnington’s Disease Society of America or MidMichigan Hospice.
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