Erma K. Maish 90, of Frankfort, IN, died at 12:28 a.m. March 22, 2011 at Wesley Manor. Born December 11, 1920 in Lafayette, IN to Elmer E. & Aletha Maude (Smith) Anderson. She married Joe M. Maish on August 30, 1941 in West Lafayette and he preceded her in death on May 30, 2003. Raised in Warren County, she attended Boswell High School and graduated from Stockwell High School. Mrs. Maish attended Purdue University and was a secretary in the Civil Engineering Department at Purdue. She was a member of the St. Matthew United Methodist Church and a former member of the Women’s Society there. She was Chaplin of the Colonial Dames, charter member of the Friends of the Manor, member of Friends of the Frankfort Library. Since 1973 she and her husband have leased what is now known as the “Red Barn Summer Theatre” to the On Stage Foundation, Inc. She also served on the Board of Directors of the Foundation for several years.
Visitation and Services
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday, March 25, 2011 at Wesley Manor Chapel. Visitation will be Thursday, March 24th from 5-8 p.m. at Goodwin Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service Friday at Wesley Manor. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to the Guardian Angel Hospice, On Stage Foundation, Inc. (Red Barn Summer Theatre) or the St. Matthew United Methodist Church.
2 Sons: Lynn J (Wife Teresita) Maish of Arlington, VA and Matt K (Wife Gail) Maish DVM of Schaumburg, IL
6 Grandchildren and 8 Great Grandchildren
She was preceded in death by a sister and a brother.