Erna Holland

Holland: Erna Holland, age 88, of Swift Current, passed away Sunday, October 15, 2017 at The Meadows. The Funeral Service was held Friday, October 20, 2017 at 10:00 am from Mount Calvary Lutheran Church with Pastor Brad Julien officiating. The organist was Arlie Neufeld. The Life Tribute was presented by son-in-law Gary Popein. The Scripture Reading was given by daughter-in-law Trudy Holland and a poem was read by granddaughter Cyndi Gruttner. The Interment Service took place at Hillcrest Cemetery. Erna is survived by her daughter, Connie (Garth) Holland; son Rudy (Lynnette), son Ewald Jr., son Ronnie (Trudy), daughter Monika (Gary) Popein; five grandchildren, Cyndi (Garry), Steven (Trynell), Shelley (Mike), Jennifer and Andrew (Jessica); eight great grandchildren, Aaron, Chase, Hailey, Austin, Ethan, Emily, Lincoln and Riley Mae; three sisters Irmgard, Wanda and Betty; two brothers Walter and Willy, all of Germany. She was predeceased by her husband Ewald in 2001; parents Alvin and Alice Korlin; sister Gerta and brother Alfred. Erna was born August 22, 1929 in Gross Strellin, Germany. She grew up in Germany and married Ewald Holland on December 24, 1949 in Hanover, Germany. Erna and Ewald immigrated to Canada with their family in 1953 to the Swift Current area. She enjoyed baking rye bread weekly for her family, looked forward to church service, loved to garden and especially loved spending time with her poodle puppies. Erna will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by her family and friends. In her memory, family and friends may make a memorial donation to the Canadian Cancer Society. Warren's Funeral Home in care of arrangements. For further information please call 306-773-8831 or visit our website at and express your sympathy to the family in our book of condolence.

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