Erma Martino

Tuesday, November 7, 2006

Erma E. Martino, 92, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2006, at the Lutheran Home.

She was born March 1, 1914, in Mounds, Ill., daughter of Joe P. and Nellie (King) Roberts.

Mrs. Martino was a registered nurse at hospitals in Michigan and Delaware.

Survivors include two nieces, Charlotte Shearer of Cape Girardeau, Nancy (Richard) Blunka of Whitehall, Mich.; two nephews, Donald (Betty) Ostby of Muskegon, Mich., Joe (Rosalie) Roberts of Salisbury, N.C.; and nine great-nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by three husbands, Loyal Rousseau, Dr. George Karlton and Samuel Martino; her parents; three brothers, Ellery E. Roberts, Charles H. Roberts and Joe E. Roberts; a sister, Evelyn Ostby; and a nephew, Robert Ostby.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.