Hilda Viola <I>Wagner</I> Derr

Hilda Viola Wagner Derr

Birth
Ritzville, Adams County, Washington, USA
Death 31 May 2008 (aged 93)
Ritzville, Adams County, Washington, USA
Burial Ritzville, Adams County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 38721029 · View Source
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Spokesman-Review, The - (Jun/7/2008)

DERR, Hilda Viola
(Age 93)

Passed away in Ritzville on May 31, 2008. Hilda was a life long resident of Ritzville, she born in Ritzville on January 18, 1915. She was the daughter of Jacob B. Wagner and Mary Catherine Weber, German immigrants from Frank, Russia.

On June 10, 1935 she married Alvon Lorain Derr in Ritzville. They had one son Robert L. Derr. They owned and operated the bakery in Odessa until the early 1950's. She then worked for Safeway's for the next 26 years.

Hilda is survived by her grandson Benjamin Derr (Erin) of Cleveland, OH.; granddaughter Bethany (Andy) Sparks of Boston; great-grandson Brannon Derr, great-granddaughter Jaiden Sparks and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Alvon, her son Robert L., her brothers Alvin, Victor E., Harold H., Elmer L., Arthur E. and one sister Mary.

Hilda was an active member of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church of Ritzville. She was a life member of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia and a member of the Big Bend Chapter of AHSGR.

Funeral Services will be held at Emanuel Lutheran Church Monday, June 9, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. Internment will follow at the Emanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Ritzville. Visitation will be held Sunday June 8, 2008 from 12:00 Noon to 5:00 PM and Monday June 9, 2008 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 Am at Danekas Funeral Home-Ritzville. Donations may be made in lieu of flower to the Emmanuel Lutheran Church of Ritzville or the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia in care of DANEKAS FUNERAL HOME, 207 E MAIN, RITZVILLE, WA 99169.


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  • Created by: Washington State Cemetery Association
  • Added: 24 Jun 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 38721029
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hilda Viola Wagner Derr (18 Jan 1915–31 May 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 38721029, citing Emanuel Lutheran Cemetery, Ritzville, Adams County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Washington State Cemetery Association (contributor 47118254) .