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Erna H. Seibert Aug. 20, 1916 - Oct. 26, 2008

GLENWOOD -- Erna Holinda Seibert, 92, of Glenwood died Sunday at Glacial Ridge Hospital in Glenwood.

The service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Grove Lake. Burial will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Itasca Cemetery in Grand Rapids.

Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements with Hoplin-Hitchcock Funeral Home in Glenwood.

She was born Aug. 20, 1916, in Rock Lake, N.D. to Edward and Marie (Eckhart) Klebaum. She grew up on a farm near Eglund, N.D. and graduated from Rock Lake High School in 1934.

She married Merle Seibert on June 9, 1937, in Cando, N.D. They lived in Grand Rapids. She worked at Reed Drug Store in Grand Rapids for more than 20 years. She was a member of the Missouri Synod Lutheran Church and she was a Moose Club member.

She is survived by her sons: Eugene (and Mitzi) Seibert of Borrego Springs, Calif., Roger (and Ruth) Seibert of Grand Rapids, Bruce Seibert of Borrego Springs, Calif., and Richard (and Sandra) Seibert of Glenwood; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; and sisters: Amelia Winter, Elsie Heller, and Alice (and Gordy) Peterson.

She was preceded in death by her husband; one grandson, one great-granddaughter, one brother and five sisters.