Erma Bockhold, daughter of the late Joseph Guethle and Pauline Melcher Guethle was born on June 20, 1913 at Ste. Genevieve and departed this life in the Cypress Point Healthcare at Dexter on April 30, 2004 at the age of 90.
Mrs. Bockhold was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dexter, a member of the Sacred Heart Ladies Sodality, a homemaker and resident of Dexter.
She was united in marriage to Paul Bockhold on March 6, 1946 at Dexter. Mr. Bockhold preceded her in death on January 26, 1994.
Survivors include one son, Anthony Bockhold of Dexter; by one daughter, Joan Cordell of Horn Lake, Miss.; by one sister, Hilda Gamblin of Poplar Bluff; by eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Donald Eugene Bockhold; by one daughter, Regina Milam; by two brothers, Raymond Guethle and Oscar Guethle.
Friends may call at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter from 6 until 8 p.m., Sunday, May 2, 2004. A Rosary Service will be conducted at 7 p.m., Sunday. Funeral mass will be conducted at 10 a.m., Monday, May 3, 2004 in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dexter with Father David Dohogne officiating. Interment will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.