ERB, Arlan – Peacefully in his sleep, Arlan went to be with his Lord on Wednesday October 22, 2014 at the age of 87. Arlan resided at Nithview Community, New Hamburg and was formerly of Millbank. He was a member of Heritage Mennonite Church, Millbank and had served with the Gospel Echoes prison ministry for many years. Arlan enjoyed woodworking and spending time with his family and friends.
Beloved husband of Marion (Nafziger) Erb whom he married in 1951. Loving father of Duane and Jean, Twila Brenneman, Daryl and Norma. Special grandpa of Treena and Roger and their children Lidia, Mya, Katy and Jesse; Dale and Maria; Twila; Darren and Katie Ann; Rebecca and Daniel and their son Luke; Elizabeth and Nick and their daughter Penelope; Sarah; Phil and Allison and their son Owen; Jeff and Catherine and their children Phoenix, Julian and Lincoln; Janine and Brad. Brother-in-law of Ken Brenneman and Catherine and William Kuepfer. Fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews, cousins and Ray and Rose McAllister.
Predeceased by his parents Samuel and Minetta (Kennel) Erb, son-in-law Cliff Brenneman and sister-in-law Emmalene Brenneman.
Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at Milverton Mennonite Fellowship Church on Friday October 24 from 1-4 and 6-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Saturday October 25, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Lee Mummau officiating. Interment in Bethel Cemetery, Millbank.
As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to Gospel Echoes Prison Ministry or a charity of one’s choice appreciated.