Anna Belle Zoerb, 87
Anna Belle Price Zoerb passed away Feb. 5, 2012, at the age of 87 years at the Callaway Good Samaritan Center with her husband by her side.
Anna Belle was born July 25, 1924, on a farm near Callaway to Bryan and Julia Anna Pitkin Price. She attended Brown Valley Country School through the 8th grade and then went to Callaway Public school where she graduated in 1942.
Following graduation, Anna Belle taught in three different Country Schools.
She met Bill in Callaway and they were united in marriage June 1, 1946. They lived and worked on the farm west of Callaway. This union brought forth five children, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Anna Belle was a great cook and enjoyed having family and friends over. She also loved gardening, sewing and baking cakes.
She was a member of the Callaway United Methodist Church and H.H.H. Club.
Left to mourn her in passing is her husband, Bill of Callaway; four daughters, Beverly and husband Jerry Witthuhn of Omaha, Barbara and husband Tim Thompson of Phoenix, Ariz., Sandra and husband Ray Thompson of Gentry, Ark., and Elaine and husband Paul Howsden of Lincoln; six grandchildren, Jasen and wife Michelle Witthuhn of Omaha, Jimmy Thompson of Phoenix, Ariz., James Thompson of Tuscon, Ariz., Mellanny Thompson of Gentry, Ark., Charity and husband Kyle Nelson of Lincoln; five great-grandchildren, Justin and Lexis Witthuhn of Omaha, James Jr., Kaylea Jo and Payton Thompson of Phoenix, Ariz.; one sister-in-law, Linda Price of Kearney; numerous nieces, nephews and many friends
She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Wayne Everett; one grandson, Jered Witthuhn; two sisters, Bonnie Schuman and Mary Lane, and one brother, Bryan Price.
Funeral services will be Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. the United Methodist Church in Callaway with Pastor Roger Gillming and Pastor Dean Haidle, officiating. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. at Timm-Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Callaway.
Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery at Callaway. Memorials are suggested to the family for later designation.
Timm-Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Callaway is in charge of arrangements. Please forward online condolences to the family through: reynoldslovefuneralhome.com
Published in Custer County Chief, Feb. 9, 2012