Erma J. Tice, 90

Erma J. Tice, 90, of Plainwell, passed away Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, at Vicinia Gardens in Otsego.

She was born Oct. 16, 1929, in Bronson, the daughter of James and Viola (Pierson) Snook.

Erma graduated from Sturgis High School in 1947. She had worked at Harding’s Market until her retirement in 1993 and owned and operated an income tax prep service from her home for many years. Erma enjoyed crocheting, sewing, doing crafts and crossword puzzles. She enjoyed traveling with her husband in their motorhome and was a member of the Good Sam’s Camping Club. She was an active member of the Kalamazoo Baptist Church, serving in many capacities.

On Nov. 1, 1947, at her parents’ home in Sturgis, she married William Tice, who passed away in 2018.

Surviving are her children, David (Kathi) Tice of Allegan and Wendy (David) Conner of Plainwell; four grandchildren, Jeff (Ronda) Conner, Bethany Collings, Brian Tice and Amy (Doug) Brink; seven great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; brother, Wayne Snook; along with several nieces.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brother, Leo Snook; and sisters, Ilah Liggett and Helen Magnus.

Friends may visit with Erma’s family from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 6, at Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, where a funeral service will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 7, with Pastor Greg Carlson officiating. Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery in Plainwell.

Contributions in memory of Erma may be made to Wings of Hope Hospice or Wings Home of Allegan. Messages of condolence may be posted at



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