Erma (Hacker) Vasquez
Erma (Hacker) Vasquez, 85 of Hart, Texas passed away on Thursday, July 19, 2018 in Hart, Texas. Celebration of Life Service will be held on Monday, July 23, 2018 at 10:00AM in the First Baptist Church of Hart with Dr. Gene Meacham officiating. Burial will follow in Hart Cemetery under the care of Colonial Funeral Home of Dimmitt. The family will receive friends from 5:00PM – 6:30PM on Sunday, July 22, 2018 at the funeral home.
Erma was born on April 17, 1933 to Jamesy Earl Hacker and Irene L. (Lawson) Hacker in Plainview, Texas. She was a lifelong resident of Hart, Texas graduating from Hart High School and then receiving her BS Degree in Education from Wayland Baptist University in Plainview. Erma taught school for a few years and then became a bookkeeper and secretary for Hill Feed Yard. She later worked for the telephone company for six years and then started working for Sanders Insurance for about five years and continued working in the insurance industry up until 2015.
Erma is survived by her husband, Fortunato Vasquez of Hart, children, Twila Ortiz and husband Fidel of Hart, Jay Garrity of Tennessee, Shala Comer and husband Charles of Gans, OK, Mi-chael Garrity and wife Mary of Hart, TX, Cody Bill Gar-rity and wife Kristine of Eu-gene, OR, Isaac Vasquez and wife Guadalupe of Hart, TX, stepdaughter, Ofelia Torres of Hale Center, TX, brother, Leland Hacker of San Anto-nio, TX, 17 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren along with a very special friend, Betty Hankins of Hart, TX.Erma is preceded in death by her parents, J.E. Hacker and Irene “Fluff” Hacker, brother, Buster Hacker and sister, Billie Ivey.The family would like to thank Calvert Home Health and Area Community Hos-pice for all their love and care during a most difficult timePlease sign the online guestbook at colonialfuneral-home.org