Nelson Erb– formerly of Millbank, passed away with his family by his side, at Hillside Manor, Sebringville on Friday September 19, 2014 at the age of 87. Nelson was a former employee of Millbank Cheese and Butter for 40 years.
Beloved husband of Leona (Steckly) Erb whom he married in 1953. Loving father of Anita Schultz, Gary and Karri, Judy and Jim Brenneman, Paul and Lisa. Special grandpa of Scott and Samantha, Carissa and Chad, Sarah and Jeff, Asha and Joel, Jeremy and Bev, Justin and Pam, Ryan and great grandpa of Hannah, Olivia, Hudson, Brynn, Jayce, Hayden, Brysen and Quinn. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Anna Mae Gascho, Ruby Erb, Lorene and Lowell Shantz, Elmer and Adeline Erb, Norma and Harold Zehr, Eileen and Ralph Lebold, Florence and David Gascho, Lloyd and Laurene Erb, Katie Anne Helmuth, Irwin and Betty Steckly, and Nelda Yantzi-Kropf. Fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by his parents Michael and Mary (Bast) Erb, son-in-law Glenn Schultz, sisters Edna in infancy, Eva and her husband Wes McKinnon, brother Lorne, sister-in-law Eileen and her husband Elmer Kropf, brothers-in-law Allan Gascho and Glen Helmuth.
Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at the Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood (519-356-2382), on Monday September 22 from 1-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral service to celebrate Nelson’s life will be held at Poole Mennonite Church on Tuesday September 23, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Paul Dyck officiating. Interment in the adjoining church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Arthritis Society, The Heart and Stroke Foundation or Mennonite Central Committee appreciated by the family. www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca
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