In Memory of

Albert

Erhardt

Obituary for Albert Erhardt

ERHARDT - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather, Albert Erhardt of Yorkton, SK. who passed away on Friday February 7, 2020 at the Yorkton Regional Health Centre at the age of 92. Albert was the son of George and Maria (nee Haberstock) Erhardt and was born on December 20, 1927. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Faith at Trinity Lutheran Church, Stornoway. Albert was raised on the family farm and received his education at the Stornoway School. After completing his education, he helped on the family farm, eventually taking over the farm in 1950. On October 31st, 1948 he was united in marriage to Agnes Rosa Erhardt. This union was blessed with two children, Glen and Diane. While on the farm Albert drove school bus for 6 years. In the fall of 1975 Albert and Agnes retired from the farm and moved into Yorkton, but he continued to assist his son Glen on the farm for many more years. In 1976 Albert also began working as a funeral attendant with Bailey's Funeral Home, assisting with many funerals over his 11 years of part time employment. In later years Albert and Agnes purchased a larger home on Biggs Crescent where Albert and Agnes enjoyed spending time tending their garden and flower beds. In the summer of 2012, they sold their home and became residents of the Morrison Point condominiums, where they have since resided. Predeceased by his Father George in 1980; Mother Maria in 1996; a brother David Erhardt; sister Alvina Guenther, and by grandson Steven Konkin. He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Agnes; son Glen (Veronica) of Yorkton; daughter Diane (Greg) Penner of Kola Manitoba. Grandchildren & great grandchildren: Sherry (Shaun) Popov & Nadia and Lucya of Annaheim, SK; Melissa (Tom) Threlfall & Jackson, Chace and Hayley of Saskatoon, SK; Ashly (Meghan) Erhardt & Brielle and Briar of Grand Coulee, SK; and Brett Konkin of Brandon, MB. He is also survived by sisters, Emily Mehling of Yorkton and Lynda Wotherspoon of Maple Ridge, BC. The funeral service was held on Thursday, February 13th 2020 from St. Paul Lutheran Church. Raymond Yost officiated. Organist Judy Berg led the congregation in the hymns 'Just As I Am', 'Amazing Grace', and 'Lord, Take My Hand and Lead Me'. Ray also sang 'In the Sweet By and By'. Eulogists were daughter Diane and grandson Ashly. The interment took place in the Garden of St. Matthew at the Yorkton Memorial Gardens with Brett Konkin, Shaun & Sherry Popov, Melissa & Tom Threlfel, Ashly Erhardt, and Reg and Orest Mehling serving as the casketbearers. Memorials were to St. Paul Lutheran Church Memorial Fund. Condolences can be left at baileysfuneralhome.com