Obituary: Catherine “Erma” Gaston
Catherine Erma Lee Gaston (Jackson), 86, of Sabetha, died Monday, Feb. 8, 2021, at the Memorial Hermann Hospital in Katy, Texas. Erma was born Oct. 4, 1934, in Chandler, Okla., the daughter of James and Iva Jackson. She went on to graduate from Pocahontas High School.
Erma was united in marriage to Gary Gaston in 1958 in Pocahontas, Ark. Erma and Gary moved to Sabetha in 1976 and operated the Western Auto Store for a few years. Erma held administrative roles over the years at Deaver and Wiltz Insurance and Mishler Law Firm. In her personal time, Erma enjoyed hobbies including painting, sewing, crafts and gardening. Erma was also passionate about singing and had been involved in choirs for much of her life.
Erma was preceded in death by Gary; her parents; and her brothers, J.L., and Andrew (Jack).
Erma is survived by her daughter, Kimber L. (Steve) Busick of Katy, Texas; a son, Dan (Misti) Gaston of Kansas City, Mo.; a sister, Fanny Jackson; four grandchildren, Emily (Jarod) Houston, Matt (Rosezetta) Busick, Lexi Gaston and Drake Gaston; and one great-grandchild, Elizabeth Houston.
The Gaston family wishes to express their gratitude for your kindness evidenced in thought and deed. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial donations be made to NorthRidge Church, 316 Lincoln Street, Sabetha, KS 66534.
The Sabetha Herald 2/17/2021