Erma Lucille Burt, age 90 of Lancaster, CA passed away on May 16, 2013.
Born August 24, 1922 in Peru Township, Marrow County, OH, she was the daughter of Sperry J. and Bertha May Denton.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles T. (Chuck) Burt; parents, Sperry J. Denton and Bertha May Denton; brothers, Ernest, Carl and Lowell Denton.
She is survived by two brothers, Herman Denton of Claridon, Ohio; Cecil Denton of Marion, Ohio and a sister, Eleanor Heiser of Galion Ohio; children, Sharon (Burt) Limones, and her husband, Dan of Palmdale, CA, Ronald D. Burt and his wife, Susie of Lancaster, CA and William D. Burt and his wife, Elaine of Chattanooga, TN; and those to whom she was Grandma: Mark Jamison, Tony Burt, April (Burt) Curry, Amy (Burt) Koren, David and Daniel Burt; Gina Woodruff, Jeff Woodruff, Lori (Woodruff) Siets, Christine (Woodruff) Fisher, Louis, Victor and Philip Limones, Noelle Jamison, Emily Burt, Beau, Jax and Luke Koren, Jacob and Hanna Curry.
She graduated from Graduated Mt. Gilead High School, 1940. She was married to Charles T. Burt of Cardington, Ohio on November 22, 1943. They moved to CA in 1952 and after raising her family, she worked as a secretary for various engineering companies including Vector General and Rantec.
She was a member of the Tree Squirrels genealogy club in Simi Valley, the Antelope Valley Genealogical Society, Palmdale, CA and the Morrow County Historical Society. In addition to the years she spent on genealogy, she enjoyed quilting, various types of handwork and intricate detailed work she referred to as 'matching plaid'; she spent many years working hand and hand with her husband in the wood shop designing and modifying patterns for wood cutouts.
A Celebration of Life will be held on her birthday, at 10:00am, August 24th 2013, after which she will be laid to rest along side of her husband of 57 years, Charles "Chuck" Burt.
Valley Oaks Memorial Park,
5600 Lindero Cyn Rd
Westlake Village, CA
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions in memory of Erma Burt be made to:
655 W Ave Q, Suite A
Palmdale, CA 93551
Condolences can be expressed at www.piercebrothersvalleyoaks.com.