OSTERBERG ~ Anna Marie

95 years a long term resident of Maple Ridge passed away on March 23, 2008. Anna was born and raised in Germany, marrying her sweetheart Martin on August 28, 1936. When Martin finished serving in the war he moved to Regina to establish a career and have a home setup for his family prior to their arrival. In 1952 she left Germany with their 3 children to join Martin in Regina, later moving to McBride B.C, then onto Richmond, Ont., coming to Maple Ridge in Nov. 1976. Anna and Martin celebrated their 71 wedding anniversary in 2007. Anna is survived by her loving husband Martin a daughter Marlene son’s Al (Judy), Wolfgang (Joanne), 7 grand children, 4 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her 2 sisters Paula and Helen. Her many happy years as a housewife included her hobbies of crocheting, knitting and gardening. Anna was a devoted member of the former St. Markus German Lutheran Church in Hammond, BC. Funeral Services will be held on Monday March 31, 2008 at 1 pm at Maple Ridge Funeral Chapel, 11969 216th St, Maple Ridge. Cremation to follow.

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