Erma Brist age 85,of passed away peacefully and surrounded by family May 26, 2012 in Apple Valley, MN. Erma was born in Amery, WI and later moved to St. Paul, MN. She will be missed on earth, but she is rejoicing in heaven. Survived by her children, Claude (Jung Ja), Bob, Skip (Heidi), Jeff (Becky), Ron (Deb), Kathy Freiermuth (Pat) and Kevin (Vicki); 24 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, 8 siblings, special friends Steve and Cindy Suchy and other loved ones. Preceeded in death by her loving husband Melvin and granddaughter Acacia. Visitation Tuesday, May 29 from 4-8 PM at White Funeral Home 12804 Nicollet Ave S, Burnsville, MN 55337 (952 894 5080). Funeral Service Wednesday, May 30 at 11 AM with visitation one hour prior, at Hamline United Methodist Church 1514 Englewood Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55104. In lieu of flowers memorials preferred.