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Obituaries – November 8

Erma Mae Tschida
Aug. 15, 1929 – Nov. 3, 2017
Erma Mae Tschida, 88, of Ontario, Oregon, passed away Friday, November 3, 2017 of natural causes.
Erma was born August 15, 1929 in Malbeta, Nebraska, to John and Helen Girvin.  Her family moved to Vale, Oregon, in 1937, where she graduated from Vale High School in 1947.
Erma married Leo Tschida from the Ontario Heights area on December 22, 1948, where they raised seven children and had a dairy operation. She was a stay-home mom until their children where grown and the cows sold; she then started a new adventure working outside of the home.
With her experience cooking on a farm, Erma went to work for the 8-C School district as a cook at Cairo and Aiken School, where she made many delicious meals for the children. She was also a member of St. Mary Altar Society ministry . . .