Edna Ruth Erbe

December 20, 1922 - May 16, 2013
Edna Ruth Erbe


Edna Ruth Erbe age 90, of Wilmington passed away Thursday May 16, 2013 at Davis Health Care.

Edna was born in Altoona, Kansas in 1922 to the late Edward Erbe and Iva Carol Newland. She retired as an Inventory Control Specialist for Rhodes Furniture.
She was a lifetime member of the Womens Bowling Association and has won numerous awards and trophies for her bowling. She also was an avid gardner.

Edna was the last surviving member of her family having been predeceased by two brothers and seven sisters.

Survivors include her nephews,Thomas Britt and wife Pam , and Robert Britt all of Wilmington and numerous other nieces and nephews who all live out west.

A Memorial Service will be 2 PM Sunday May 19, 2013 at the Wilmington Funeral Chapel with Rev. Eric Porterfield officiating.

The family will receive friends following the service.

Memorials can be made to the Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation, 1414 Physicians Dr. Wilmington, NC 28401.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099


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  • May 18, 2013
    Gloria and jack Hurst says:
    Our thoughts and prayers are with Robbie and Tommy and their families. Worked with Edna for many years.

  • May 20, 2013
    Nancy & Mike Rayburn says:
    Rob/Tom & families - May time be a source of healing for you. Hope these words convey our heartfelt sympathy at your time of loss. Aunt Edna will be sorely missed. {{{hugs}}} to you and yours. Much love, ~Nancy, Mike & family~