Erwin B. Altman

Erwin “Erv” B. Altman Sr.

Erwin “Erv” B. Altman Sr., 85, of Coos Bay, Oregon, formerly of Maple Valley, Washington, died on January 9, 2012 at Trinity Rock Island, Illinois.Erv was born on April 9, 1926 in Dickenson, North Dakota to Arthur H. and Barbara (Meyer) Altman. He married Toni Marie Woods on November 10, 1965 in Alaska. She preceded him in death in 2003. Erv was a World War II veteran and was a longtime truck driver having worked on the Alaska Pipeline.He is survived by his children: Cissi (Terry) Leinonen, Milan; Elizabeth McDonald, Coos Bay, OR; Erwin Altman Jr.; George Rossi and Frank Rossi. He was preceded in death by his parents and his daughter, Barbara.Per his wishes cremation rites will be accorded. Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd. is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences can be left for the family at