Erma Lillian (Scott) Mashatt was born December 22, 1919 to Herman and Evelyn (Zebbs) Scott in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She married Donald Mashatt in 1946. Donald’s family had a long history in Ypsilanti, where Erma moved to from Ann Arbor. Donald was the widower of Gladys Cole. Together Erma and Donald had two children. Donald passed away in 1967. Erma Mashatt died on September 16, 1982.