Ida Heyen <I>Schweitzer</I> Erb

Ida Heyen Schweitzer Erb

Milford, Seward County, Nebraska, USA
Death 3 Jun 1938 (aged 45)
Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Shickley, Fillmore County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 11922311 · View Source
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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."


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