Peacefully, at Bluewater Rest Home, Zurich, on Saturday, November 27, 2004, Anna (Gingerich) Erb of Zurich, formerly of Goderich, in her 90th year. Beloved wife of the late Emmerson Erb. Dear mother and mother-in-law of Marion and John Steckle of Thamesford, Nancy Ducharme of Zurich, Paul Erb, Al and Laurie Erb, Sue and Paul Corriveau and Bonnie Erb all of Goderich. Loving grandmother of 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Dear sister and sister-in-law of Ephriam and Elsie Gingerich, Eleanor Gingerich, Alice Gingerich and Albert and Wilma Erb. Predeceased by her parents Christian and Anna (Baechler) Gingerich, one son Lewis, one daughter Lydia in infancy, sons-in-law Ted Ducharme and Robert McKinley, one brother Simon Gingerich and sisters Lydia Steckle, Mary Steckle, Edna Johnston, Ida Godkin and Margaret Soper.
Family and friends will be received on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the J. M. McBeath Funeral Home, 49 Goshen St. N., Zurich. The funeral service will be conducted in the Zurich Mennonite Church on Tuesday, November 30, 2004 at 2 p.m. Pastor Phil Wagler officiating. Interment Zurich Mennonite Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Zurich Mennonite Church or a charity of choice.