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Wilma Mae Erb Troyer

Shickley, Fillmore County, Nebraska, USA
Death 19 Nov 2012 (aged 76)
Burial Beemer, Cuming County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 101029664 · View Source
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Funeral services for Wilma Troyer age 76 of West Point, NE will be Friday, November 23, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at the Beemer Mennonite Church with interment in the Beemer Cemetery. Visitation will be on Thursday from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Minnick Funeral Home in West Point and will continue on Friday from 9 a.m. until service time at the church.

Wilma passed away on Monday, November 19, 2012.

Wilma Mae Troyer was born March 25, 1936 at Shickley, NE to Mose K. and Ida (Schweitzer) Erb. She attended school at Martland and Shickley, NE. Wilma quit school after the 9th grade to care for her father and older brothers. On May 20, 1956, she was united in marriage to Ivan E. Troyer at the Salem Mennonite Church in Shickley, NE. Later that year the couple moved to a farm near West Point, NE. She was later employed at the Oakland Locker, Carlson's Dry Goods and Nelson's Jack n' Jill. After moving to Beemer, Wilma worked at Allen's Food Mart in West Point, Beemer Sundries in Beemer, and lastly in the Bakery Department at Graybeal's Foods in West Point.

Wilma was a member of the Beemer Mennonite Church, its Mennonite Women, involved in the Community Children's Ministry and a community bible study group. She loved the grandkids, to bake, to garden, playing games with her family and reading. Wilma went out of her way in serving her church and community.

Survivors include-
Children and families-
Connie and husband Keith Zehr of Lowville, NY and family
Nina and husband Justin Sheehan and daughter Anna; Jared Zehr; and Maggie Zehr
Julie and husband Carl Pearson of Tekamah, NE and family
Annie and husband David Hummel and children-Coen & Bryn;
Emily and husband Landon McCormick and daughter Kinsley; and
Ed and wife Alana Pearson and children-Madeline & Greta
Paul and wife Doris Troyer of Laurel, NE and family
Erin and husband Dusty Forre and children-Brooke, Allyx & Jace,
Laura and husband Kevin Nordby and son Nolan; Amanda Troyer
Jane and husband Rod Brummels of Osmond, NE and family
Seth and wife Julie Brummels and children-Taylor, Zachary, Cade & Austin;
Josh and wife Jennifer Brummels and children-Mason, Jaden, Reid & Lane;
Sydney Brummels; and Morgan Brummels

Brother-Merlin and wife Bernetta Erb of Shickley, NE
Sisters-Dorothy and husband Sam Oswald of West Point, NE
Norma and husband James Troyer of West Point, NE

Sisters-in-law and Brothers-in-law-
Ruth Erb of Shickley, NE, Mary and husband Bill Armfield of Hesston, KS, Arlyce and husband Myron Friesen of Henderson, NE, Dorothy Schlegel of Shickley, NE, Loretta Troyer of Shickley, NE, Betty Springer of Milford, NE, Violet and husband Merrill Stutzman and Milford, NE, Eunice Stutzman of Milford, NE, Harold and wife Clarice Troyer of Jesup, IA, and Leonard Troyer of Taloga, OK

Wilma was preceded in death by her parents, husband-Ivan E. Troyer in 1993, great grandson-James Hummel, three brothers- Virgil, Alvin and Robert Erb, four sisters-Mary Erb, Elsie Heyen, Mattie and husband Roy Troyer, and Gladys and husband Lester Troyer, in-laws- Lee Schlegel, Glenn and wife Aldene Troyer, Leroy Stutzman, Dale Miller, and Larry Springer.

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  • Created by: Don
  • Added: 20 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101029664
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Wilma Mae Erb Troyer (25 Mar 1936–19 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101029664, citing Beemer Cemetery, Beemer, Cuming County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Don (contributor 46558676) .