Erma F. Henrichs

May 22, 1925 – Nov. 11, 2022


Erma Faye Henrichs, formerly of Milford, was born May 22, 1925, to Joe and Ruby (Swales) Engler in Beatrice.

She graduated from Beatrice High School in 1943. On June 15, 1946, Erma was united in marriage to Wayne Henrichs in Beatrice. She worked at Southeast Community College as an office clerk for 29 years and was also a homemaker. In her free time, Erma enjoyed gardening. Erma passed away Nov. 11, 2022, in Bennington at the age of 97 years, 5 months and 20 days.

She is survived by her children, Bill (Ronelle) Henrichs of Omaha and Jeanine Henrichs of Milford; grandchildren, Ryan (Tawnya) Henrichs of Omaha, Brett (Ashley) Henrichs of Omaha, Kyle Henrichs of Omaha, Tara Winkle of Bellevue and Wyatt Henrichs of Omaha; great-grandchildren, Kohen and Braxton of Omaha; and sister, Jeanette Winslow of Lincoln. Erma was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Wayne Henrichs; parents, Joe and Ruby Engler; brothers, Ted Engler, Clyde Engler and Jim Engler; and sister, Norma Bosley.

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