Jacob Erb

Jacob Erb

Tavistock, Oxford County Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Death 9 Apr 1937 (aged 78)
O'Neill, Holt County, Nebraska, USA
Burial O'Neill, Holt County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 31739920 · View Source
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Erb.-Jacob Erb was born at Tavistock, Ont., July 20, 1858; died at the home of his daughter (Mrs. L. A. Ott) near O'Neill, Neb., April 9, 1937; aged 78 y. 8 m. 19 d. He was ailing for several years due to heart trouble, gradually growing weaker until April 9, when he had a stroke and passed away very suddenly. Early in his life he united with the Mennonite Church, remaining faithful till death, always being deeply concerned for the welfare of the Church. In March, 1881, he was united in marriage to Fannie Kennel. To this union were born 3 sons and 3 daughters. One son died in infancy. His wife died April 6, 1915. In 1916 he was married to Mrs. Mattie Erb of O'Neill, Neb., who died July 25, 1930. Since that time he made his home with his daughter, Mrs. Ott. He was a kind and devoted husband and father, ready to lend a helping hand to those in need. During his illness he suffered very patiently and did not want to be a burden to any one. He leaves 5 children (Mrs. J. W. Oswald, West Point, Neb.; Mrs. Wm. Oswald, and Albert of Beemer, Neb.; Mrs. L. A. Ott of O'Neill; and John of Redwood Falls, Minn.), 1 sister (Barbara Erb of Tavistock, Ont.), 28 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, and 7 stepchildren. Funeral services were in charge of Bro. Geo. S. Miller of Milford, Neb. Text, Job 14 :15. Interment in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery by the side of his first wife.

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