|Birth: ||Jan. 17, 1893|
|Death: ||Jun. 3, 1938|
Daughter of Chris and Mary Schweitzer, was born near Milford, Neb., Jan. 17, 1893; died at the hospital in Omaha, Neb., June 3, 1938; aged 45 y. 4 m. 17 d. June 22, 1910, she was united in marriage to Fred Heyen, who passed away in 1915. To this union was born 1 daughter. On Oct. 10, 1917, she was again united in marriage to Mose Erb. To this union were born 4 sons and 6 daughters. At the age of 14 she accepted her Saviour and united with the Mennonite Church, to which she was a faithful member until death. Death came after an illness of 5 months. The last three weeks she spent in an Omaha hospital where she underwent an operation. She bore her suffering patiently and was conscious until the end. She was a kind and loving wife and mother and leaves her husband, 5 daughters (Mattie, Dorothy, Gladys, Norma, and Wilma), 4 sons (Merlin, Robert, Alvin, and Vergil), her parents, 4 brothers, 3 sisters, and a host of other relatives and friends. Two daughters (Mary Erb and Elsie Heyen) prededed her in death. Services were conducted by Brethren P.R. Kennel and Wm. Eicher. Text, II Cor. 5:1. Interment in Salem Mennonite church, Shickley, Neb.
"Dearest mother, thou has left us, and our loss we deeply feel;
But 'tis God what has bereft us, He can all our sorrows heal."
Mose K Erb (1889 - 1961)
Mary Erb (1919 - 1922)*
Mattie Erb Troyer (1920 - 2000)*
Alvin Erb (1932 - 2000)*
Wilma Mae Erb Troyer (1936 - 2012)*
Maintained by: Debbie
Originally Created by: Ted K
Record added: Oct 09, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11922311
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Dear Ida, I hope that you had a very Happy Angel Day yesterday, enjoying it in the best place of all. May you always do so and rest in eternal peace. God bless you and yours, dear Ida.|
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Dear Ida, wishing you a Happy Angel Day today. May you enjoy it in the brightest place of all, while your beautiful life is remembered with love and affection. Rest in eternal peace. God bless you and yours, dear Ida.|
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