Ermil Hainline, 92, of Mount Ayr died Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, at the Clearview Home in Mount Ayr. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Armstrong Funeral Home in Mount Ayr with Pastor Darin Dolecheck officiating. Open visitation will be 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday with family present from 5 to 7 p.m. at Armstrong Funeral Home in Mount Ayr. Burial will be in the Nodaway Memorial Garden Cemetery in Maryville, Missouri. Memorials may be directed to the Ringgold County Neighborhood Center. Online condolences may be left at www.armstrongfh.com.
Ermil Maxine Baker, daughter of Minnie Marie (Wake) and George Lewis Baker, was born January 12, 1927, near Forest City, Missouri. She attended a one room country school and later attended high school in town. After completing two years at Maryville College, she taught at the one room Harmony Grove School near Skidmore, Missouri.
Ermil married Joe Hainline August 8, 1946, and started farming near Skidmore. In 1951, they bought their first farm near Kellerton. Ermil was a homemaker and partner in the farming operation and other business ventures.
Ermil was a member of the Kellerton Christian Church and the Rebekah Lodge.
Ermil is survived by children: Jo Ellen Hodnett of Mineola, Donita Lynch of Ankeny, Diana (Alan) Wilson of Winterset and Benson (D’Ambra) Hainline of Mount Ayr; grandchildren Robyn Hainline, Steve (Brenda) Hodnett, Terry Hainline, Jennifer (Joe) Trout, Jessica Wilson, Melissa (Lafe) Smith, Emily (Jody) Nye, Jody (Gretchen) Wilson, Cale (Kate) Hainline, Valerie (Shane) Christianson and Brenon Hainline; 26 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; siblings: Nona (Dallas) Davis of Olathe, Kansas and Patricia Kozak, David (Linda) Baker and Paul Baker all of Lincoln, Nebraska and sister-in-law Florence Turner of Marshall, Missouri.
She was preceded in death by husband Joe Hainline, son Frederick (Patty) Hainline; son-in-law Richard Hodnett; sister Mary (Grady) Rea; brothers-in-law Emil Kozak, Harold (Margaret) Hainline, and Willie Turner.