Annie Charlotte Lehman, 100, of Aberdeen, Idaho passed away April 19, 2012 at Spring Creek Manor, in American Falls.
Annie was born December 22, 1911, in Goessel, Kansas to Peter and Marie Schroeter Isaak. The family moved to Dubois, Idaho, in 1914, to homestead. In 1920, her family moved to the Aberdeen / American Falls area. She graduated from the eighth grade in the Fairview Country School. Her family attended the German Homestead Church until that church joined the First Mennonite Church in Aberdeen. Her summers were spent attending German Bible School, herding cows with her brothers and swimming in the canal.
Annie married Herbert Lehman June 28, 1931. She worked for many years at the local processing plant and was a floor lady at J.R. Simplot for 11 years. Herbert and Annie celebrated 65 years of marriage on June 30, 1996. Herbert passed away on April 10, 1997.
Annie was preceded in death by her six brothers and five sisters. She has three sons, Stanley (Carol) of Paso Robles, CA, Richard (Delores) of Aberdeen, ID, Jerry (Janice) of Parma, ID; and two daughters, Audrey Gorgonzola and Marilyn Lehman of Boise, ID. She has 15 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
Annie was a lifelong member of the First Mennonite Church, The Bethany Circle and The Agenda Club. She enjoyed the senior citizen activities, sewing, quilting, playing cards and gardening. She was an inspiration to all who knew her. She will be greatly missed.
Annie requested donations be given to the First Mennonite Church Deacons Fund, 381 W. Washington, Aberdeen Idaho 83210 in lieu of flowers.
The visitation will be from 4-6:00 p.m., Sunday April 22, 2012 at Davis-Rose Mortuary, 170 Idaho Street in American Falls and from 10-11:00 a.m. Monday, April 23, at First Mennonite Church, 381 W. Washington, Aberdeen. The funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at the Homestead Cemetery.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.davisrosemortuary.com.