Erma L. Brownsberger passed away at Nevada Regional Medical Center, on April 27, 2008, at the age of 87. She was born Aug. 14, 1920, to Willard R. West and Goldie A. (Wigger) West, in St. Clair County, Mo. She married Eddie Munsterman, in Montrose, Mo., on Feb. 15, 1938, and to this union six children were born. She later married Ted Brownsberger.
Preceding Erma in death were; her parents; one son, Donald Munsterman, who passed away in 1993, and his wife Dorothy; a brother Wilford West; and Erma's second husband Ted Brownsberger who passed away in 2002.
Survivors include five of her children: Elmer Munsterman and his wife Janice, of Nevada, Vincent Munsterman and his wife Sharon, of Kansas City, Larry Munsterman and his wife Sue, of Raymore, Gary Munsterman and his wife Beverly, of Appleton City, Virginia and her husband Dick Klein, of Overland Park; 15 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She will be missed by all her family and friends.
Visitation will be Thursday, May 1, from 1-2 p.m., at Hill & Son Funeral Home, Appleton City. Services will be held Thursday, May 1, at 2 p.m., at the funeral home, with the Rev. Tony Reynolds officiating. Interment will be at St. Mary's Cemetery, in Montrose.