Sylvia Erbe

Sylvia Erbe

Tuesday September 22, 1942 Saturday September 21, 2019

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Obituary for Sylvia J Erbe

Sylvia J. Erbe age 76, of Motley passed away on September 21, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family
She was born September 22, 1942 in Iona, Minnesota to Joe and Alvera Bremer.
Preceded in death by her husband, Bob; parents Joe and Alvera Bremer; and brother, Joe.
Sylvia will be deeply missed by her children, Robert Jr, Cindy (Wade) Arnold, Rodney (Qiaoli) Erbe and Nanette Erbe; grandchildren, Kaela Erbe, Kristin Ashman, Jacob Ashman, Casey (Whitney) Allen and Nicholas Ashman, Isaiah Erbe and Lanaiah Erbe; great grandchildren, Maeva, Robert and Everly; sisters, Monie, Judy, Mary, and Putzy; brother, Rodger; also many nieces and nephews.
Sylvia went where Bob’s military career took them, spending many years in San Diego, CA before finally coming home to Minnesota in 1991. Sylvia’s greatest love was her family. She was an incredible wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother and will be missed profoundly.
Funeral Services for Sylvia will be held at 11:00AM on Friday, September 27th, 2019 at the Taylor Funeral Home in Staples, with visitation one hour prior to the service.
Interment for Sylvia will be at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery following Military Honors for Bob.

Caring for Sylvia and her Family:
Taylor Funeral Home
Staples 218-895-9009

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Funeral Service 11:00 am Friday, September 27, 2019 with visitation one hour prior to the service.

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Sandy Lalim

My condolences to the family.
Sandy Lalim
Comment | Posted at 10:18pm via Condolence

Ronald Stoltz

Prayers for the family in these times of sorrow !
Comment | Posted at 08:20am via Condolence

Liz Blahosky

So sorry to hear of Sylvia’s passing ! Thinking of the family during this difficult time! Scott and Liz Blahosky
Comment | Posted at 12:25pm via Condolence

Beth Bremer

We are so saddened by this loss, sending love and healing thoughts to all.
Troy & Beth
Comment | Posted at 07:36am via Condolence

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