Anna May Eriks, 98 years old, died peacefully in her sleep on July 11th 2020 in Smyrna, Delaware. She is survived by her 3 children; Linda Golec, Vicki Towle (Ken) Brad Eriks (Angie).She had 5 grandchildren; Michael Golec, Jessica Dixon, Louis Towle, Chanda Crone and Garrett Eriks. She had 8 great grandchildren.
Anna May grew up working on her parents farm where she learned her strong work ethic. She was a governess, seamstress, hair dressser, and manager for Mays and DanDee Department Stores.
She loved to travel with her best friend Bernice Kendall and was proud to say that she "Never got a speeding ticket!" She never stopped writing beautiful letters to all of her friends and family. Everywhere she went she was know as "The HAT LADY" because of the flambouyant and fancy hats she would wear.
She enjoyed attending church services, and was a long standing member of the Ross Reformed Church where her parents attended as well. She enjoyed playing dominoes and chicken foot with her lady friends, big colorful flowers and bushes. She was an amazing baker, whose recipes live on through her family members. Anna May touched many peoples lives and will be dearly missed by them all.
Services will be held at Hillside Funeral Home & Cremation Center 8941 Kleinman Rd (one block south of Ridge Rd) Highland IN 46322 Wednesday, July 22nd 10:00 am to 12:00 pm with a burial ceremony starting at 1:00 pm at Chapel Lawn Funeral Home and Memorial Garden 8178 Cline Ave, Crown Point IN, 46307.
For additional information, please contact Hillside Funeral Home & Cremation Center Konnie Kuiper-Kevin Nordyke-Michael Kuiper-Vass by calling us at 219-838-0800 or visiting us at www.hillsidefhcares.com
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