Erma Danby, 91, Brookings, died June 15, 2001, at home.

She was born Oct. 15, 1909, in Hermann, Minn., to Martin and Caroline Wagner.

She grew up in Michigan.

She married John Danby in 1946 in Eureka, Calif.

She moved to Brookings in May 1998 from Eureka.

Survivors are son, Lawrence Wright of Brookings; daughter, Sonja Sample of Eureka; sister, Nellie Stone of Arizona.

Also surviving are eight grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her parents Martin and Caroline Wagner; sister Hilda Wagner; brother Fred Wagner.