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Obituaries

Obituaries

Erma Irlene Transmeier 1914 - 2008 McAllen, Texas

Funeral services for Erma Irlene Transmeier, 93, McAllen, Texas, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Transmeier died Thursday, June 26, 2008, at Village Care Center in McAllen, Texas. She was born Oct. 30, 1914, in Billings, Okla., the daughter of Roscoe Conklin and Anna May McCully Elliott. Mrs. Transmeier was a homemaker. She and her husband built and operated hotels in Hutchinson, Walsenburg, Colo., and Nevada, Mo. They retired to Mission, Texas, in 1980.She married Clarence Transmeier on March 4, 1933. He died Dec. 2, 1994. Survivors include a daughter, Sondra LePome, Mission, Texas; two sons, Larry Transmeier, Raymore, Mo., and Ross Transmeier, Grand Junction, Colo.; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Friends may call from noon to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, where the family will receive them from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday.The family suggests memorials to The Salvation Army, sent in care of the funeral home, or Rio Grande Children's Home, 3780 N. Bentsen Palm Drive, Mission, TX 78574. Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http;//www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.