September 20, 1939 - September 21, 2016


Erna Rose Deglmann was born September 20th, 1939 in Frederick, South Dakota to Ferdinand and Elizabeth Marquardt. The Marquardt family moved to the Princeton area in 1949. Erna married Joseph Deglmann on June 7th, 1959 and lived for 42 1/2 years on their farm near Long Siding. In 2001, Joe and Erna moved to Princeton where Erna continued to live after Joe’s death in late 2001. Erna passed away at Regency Hospital in Golden Valley, MN on September 21st, 2016, one day after her 77th birthday.

Erna worked for 11 years at Fingerhut and 25 years at Smith Systems. Erna enjoyed socializing with family and friends. She especially enjoyed spending time with her Red Hat sisters, playing cards with her card club and baking pies at the Immanuel Lutheran Church. Erna was also active in the American Legion Auxiliary and supporting the Red Cross Blood drives. Erna had a great sense of humor and a very generous heart. She will be missed by her many friends and family.