830 South Colfax Street
West Point, NE 68788
Phone: 402-372-2022
Fax: 402-372-2033
Erma Stigge

Erma Stigge

Thursday, March 26th, 1925 - Friday, February 8th, 2019
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Obituary

Funeral services for Erma Stigge age 93 of West Point, NE will be held on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in West Point, NE with Pastor Richard Bringewatt officiating. Interment will be in the Mt. Hope Cemetery. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Minnick Funeral Home in West Point, NE and will continue on Wednesday from noon until the time of the service at the church.

Erma passed away on Friday, February 8, 2019 at the Montclair Nursing Home in Omaha, NE.

Erma Anna Marie (Bartling) Stigge was born on March 26, 1925 at rural Herman, NE to Adolph and Bertha (Benjes) Bartling. She attended Burt County Rural School and Fontenelle High School for two years before graduating from Fremont High School in 1942. From the age of eleven she started helping family members and neighbors after they had children. Erma had also worked at Schweser’s Department Store.

On June 19, 1955, she was united in marriage to Wilbert C. Stigge at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Hooper, NE. The couple moved to West Point, NE until 2006, when they moved to Colonial Courts in Beemer, NE. She has resided in Omaha the last several years.

Erma was a very active member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in West Point, its LWML, Ladies Aid, Parents Teachers League at St. Paul School, where she held various offices.

Erma enjoyed sewing, needlework, reading, and putting together genealogy on both sides of the family.

Survivors include-
Son-Larry and Mary Stigge of Omaha, NE and family-
Rachel Stigge, and Mark and Rebecca Stigge
Daughter-Joan and Doyle Onnen of York, NE and family-
Jared Onnen, Brett Onnen and Alyssa Onnen
Son-Paul and Karen Stigge of Omaha, NE and family-
Abby Stigge and Natalie Stigge

Brothers-Donald and Marilyn Bartling of Herman, NE
Harvey and Elaine Bartling of Hooper, NE
Sister- Vera Kuss of Omaha, NE

Erma was preceded in death by her parents, husband-Wilbert on December 29, 2007, and brother-in-law-Ronald Kuss.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Minnick Funeral Home-West Point
    Address
    830 S. Colfax St.
    WEST POINT, NE 68788
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  • Second Visitation

    Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 | 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location
    St. Paul's Lutheran Church-West Point
    Address
    434 N. Lincoln St.
    WEST POINT, NE 68788
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  • Service

    Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    St. Paul's Lutheran Church-West Point
    Address
    434 N. Lincoln St.
    WEST POINT, NE 68788
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  • Interment

    Location
    Mt. Hope Cemetery
    Address
    Address Not Available
    West Point, NE
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Arlan & Barbara Bartling

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Will always have great memories of playing pitch with Erma, or just sitting in the living room talking. She was always smiling and so friendly. Our condolences from Florida. Arlan & Barbara
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Tom Clark

Posted at 08:34pm
Larry and Marry IAM so sorry to hear about your mothers passing.Will be thinking of you and your family Tom , Cheri and Chris Clark
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Barbara Haase

Posted at 07:31pm
SENDING THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS TO THE STIGGE FAMILY. --- BARB HAASE
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Posted at 05:18pm
With deepest sympathy.......From the Treetop family and also Ray and Deb Croghan....
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