Anne Dyck, age 99 years and 5 months, passed away surrounded by her family on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at the Herbert and District Integrated Healthcare Facility, Herbert, SK. Anne was born to Aaron & Helena Lepp on September 17, 1920 in Russia. She and her sister, Katherine, along with her parents immigrated to Canada in the fall of 1926. The family stayed for a few months in Dominion City, MB before settling in Gouldtown, SK.
On August 29, 1943 Anne married Abram Dyck. They farmed north of Morse until they sold the farm and bought a restaurant and service station in Ernfold. She did a lot of cooking and baking. Later, they moved to Waldeck, SK and Anne went to work at A&W. After a few years she retired from work, but still looked after her house and yard. She moved to Swift Current and then into the Herbert Manor. When her health began to fail, she moved into the Herbert & District Integrated Healthcare Facility.
Anne is survived by her four children, Betty Zacharias, Martin (Agatha) Dyck, Elvera (Raymond) Hildebrand, and Gladys (Marven) Derksen; her thirteen grandchildren; her many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; her sisters, Helen Vogt and Mary Koop; her brother, Jake (Esther) Lepp; and by many nieces and nephews.
Anne was predeceased by her husband, Abram Dyck, in 1981; her son, James (Shirley) Dyck; her son-in-law, Delbert Zacharias; her parents, Aaron (1937) & Helena (1977) Lepp; her sisters, Katherine (John) Dueck and Susie (Martin Broesky) Franson; her brother, Henry (Mary) Lepp; and by her brothers-in-law, Corny Vogt and Pete Koop.
The Funeral Service for Annie Dyck was held on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 2:00 pm from Living Faith Fellowship Church, Herbert, SK with Pastor Donovan Epp officiating. “Amazing Grace,” “Shall We Gather at the River,” and “Precious Memories” were sung by the congregation under the leadership of Pastor Donovan, with Lindsey Andres serving as pianist. Special music was brought by Annie’s great-grandchildren. Tributes were given by Annie’s grandchildren. Pastor Donovan read Psalm 23. The ushers in the church were Isaac Harder and Randall Fast.
The Private Inurnment Service will take place from the Stonehill Cemetery, Glen Kerr, SK in the spring with Annie’s grandchildren serving as Honorary Pallbearers.
In memory of Annie Dyck, donations made to the Herbert & District Integrated Healthcare Facility would be appreciated by the family.
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Herbert & District Healthcare Auxiliary
Box 554, Herbert SK S0H 2A0