BUCKSKIN, Ind. Erma L. Houchins, 97, died May 13, 2009, at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Oakland City.

She had been a nurse's aide and a cook, and was a member of St. John's Church of Buckskin.

Surviving are her daughters, Maridene Maikranz and Karen Blesch; sister, Leona Scheller; eight grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

Services 1 p.m. Wednesday at Corn-Colvin Funeral Home in Oakland City, burial in St. John's Cemetery in Buckskin. Visitation is 10 a.m. to services Wednesday at the funeral home.