Erma M. Compton, 79, passed away at home on March 2, 2019. She was born July 21, 1939 to Vincent and Agnes (Frueh) Ripperger.

Erma enjoyed bowling and attending BBQ competitions with her husband. Her greatest joy in life came from spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband, Dave; children, John (Chris), Dianna (Brad), Steve, Kevin (Crystal), Kyle (Melissa) and Tawny; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; siblings, Lyle, Mary Ann, Janet, Dwight (Carmeline), Darlene (Ron) and Darrell (Jolene): and numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Lola.

A celebration of life will start at 6:00 pm on Friday, March 15, 2019 at the Croatian Slavic Center, 6575 Indianola Ave, Des Moines.

Memorials may be directed to the family.

Service Details

Friday, March 15, 2019
No visitation
Friday, March 15, 2019
6:00 pm
Croatian Slavic Center
6575 Indianola Ave
Des Moines, Iowa
Hamilton's Crematory
Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50315
(515) 285-3911

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