Erma Maxfield Fowler

Erma Maxfield Fowler, 99, of Idaho Falls, died Sunday, June 16, 2013, at the Legacy House in West Jordan, Utah.

She was born April 28, 1914, in Iona to Roy and Laura Taylor Maxfield. She attended schools in Ucon and Stockton, Utah, and attended high school in Tooele, Utah.

She married William P. Fowler on April 28, 1934, in Pocatello. She farmed in Coltman until she retired to Idaho Falls.

She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She enjoyed needlework and quilting and was a member of the PTA. She enjoyed visiting with family and friends.

Survivors include her son, Laurie G. (Carol) Fowler of Kelso, Wash.; daughter, Lexie (Alan) French of Kennewick, Wash.; two grandsons, Eirik Fowler of Idaho Falls and Travis French of Homedale; two granddaughters, Debbi (Phil) Lipinski of Auburn, Wash., and Mikela (Anthony McKnight) French of Oakland, Calif.; two sisters, Jessie Justesen of Chester, Utah, and Emma Marie (Tom) Morris of Taylorsville, Utah; niece, Raylene (Paul) Glover of Midvale, Utah, and many nieces and nephews; and four great-grandchildren, Nick, Matt, Megan and Eirika Lipinski.

She was preceded in death by her father, mother, husband and two brothers. Ten days after Erma's death, her sister, Jessie Justesen, passed away.

A memorial service will be held at noon Friday, July 19, at Buck-Miller-Hann Funeral Home, 825 E. 17th St. in Idaho Falls. A visitation for family and friends will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to the Actor's Repertory Theatre of Idaho (ARTI), Box 50423, Idaho Falls, ID 83405; or the Idaho Falls Symphony, 440 N. Capital Ave. #B, Idaho Falls, ID 83402.

Online condolences may be left at

Funeral Home

Buck Miller Hann Funeral Home & Cremation Services
825 E 17th Street Idaho Falls, ID 83404
(208) 522-7424

Published in Post Register on July 14, 2013