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Verda Pauline Ervin

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Verda Pauline Ervin

March 27, 1913 - Feb. 15, 2012

ROCKLIN, California -- Verda Pauline Ervin was born in Red Willow County, Nebraska, on March 27, 1913 to Elmer and Clara Ervin. She passed away peacefully on Feb. 16, 2012, in Rocklin, California. Verda was 98 years old.

Verda attended elementary school in Frontier County, Nebraska, high school in McCook, Nebraska, and graduated from McCook Junior College with a teaching certificate in 1943. She taught in rural schools in Red Willow and Frontier counties. She also taught for four years in Culbertson, Nebraska.

In 1945, Verda moved to Pollock Pines where she lived with her sister and brother-in-law, Lois and Perry Boson; and their daughters Vivian, Clara and Diana. She earned her BA in education from Sacramento State University and taught fifth grade for 35 years. When she retired in 1980, Verda moved to Rocklin, California to be near her niece, Clara Taylor and family.

Verda loved to travel during her summer vacations. She traveled throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Africa, and Mexico. She enjoyed music, playing cards and board games. She also enjoyed spending time with friends and family,

She is surived by a brother, John Willis Ervin of Golden, Colorado; 16 nieces and nephews, and numerous grand nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her sister, Lois Boson and brothers, Lloyd Ervin, Ernest Ervin and Carl Ervin.

A memorial service for family will be scheduled at a later date. Verda's remains will be laid to rest at the Memorial Park Cemetery in McCook.