Ishpeming, MIErma H. Vietzke, age 96, formerly of Gladstone, passed away Saturday morning February 11, 2012 at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility in Ishpeming, Mi., where she had resided since 2007.
Erma was born February 18, 1915 in Cardigan Junction, MN the daughter of Harry and Ella (Christianson) Erickson. Erma was raised in Gladstone and graduated in 1933 from Gladstone High School as her class Salutatorian. Following graduation she continued her love of music and church activities by becoming one of the founding members of the Salvation Army Hallelujah Brigade and performed at youth functions throughout the regional area. She worked for a time at a children