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Erma L. Roach

Erma L. Roach Erma Lorraine (Harlan) Roach, age 92, of Manhattan, died January 9, 2019, at Homestead Assisted Living in Manhattan.

She was born in August, 1926, in Newton, Kansas, the daughter of Leon B. and Pauline L. (Smith) Harlan, and had been a Manhattan resident for 77 years.

Erma graduated from Manhattan High School in 1944.

She was married to Robert E. Roach in June, 1950, at the First United Methodist Church.

Erma was a homemaker. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, American Legion Auxiliary, V.F.W. Auxiliary and various antique car clubs.

Survivors include her two children: David Roach of Broomfield, CO, and Terri Smith of Denver, CO; one brother, Loyd Harlan of Houston, TX; and one granddaughter, Meghan Roach.

Erma was preceded in death by Bob in January, 2004.

Cremation is planned with private family inurnment at Sunset Cemetery.

Online condolences may be left for the family by clicking on "Send Condolences" on this page.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Research Fund at Kansas State University. Contributions may be left in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.

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