Annie Grossman

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A funeral service for Anne Grossman will take place Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 2:00pm at the Stampede Grounds under the shelter with the red roof. Everyone is asked to bring your own lawn chair and observe social distancing as you arrive. Anne Grossman (nee Heppner), 85 passed away peacefully on March 30 at the Morris Hospital with her family by her side. She is survived by her husband Egon, son Robert and his wife Penny and their children Rachelle , Anthony (Julie) and Matthew, daughter Shelley and her husband Bill and their children Rebecca (Cole) and Owen (Kiera), daughter Judy, her husband Jeff and their children Emily, Nathan and Joshua and great grandchildren Aiden, Cabela, Karlee, Andrew and Henry. Anne is also survived by her siblings Neil Heppner (Luella), Lena (Jake) Unrau and Henry Heppner (Marianne), sister-in-laws Helen Heppner and Laura Grossman and 13 nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother John and her parents Anna and Anton Heppner. Anne grew up in the Thames area where her parents were farmers. When she turned 18, Anne became a telephone operator in Altona. Later she moved to the Morris office. This is where she met the love of her life Egon. They were married in October, 1958 and lived and raised a family in Morris. In 1976, Egon and Anne bought the Morris Transfer. They expanded and added St. Jean Transfer and then Altona Freightways which they grew to be a thriving business. In 1994, they sold their business and retired. Throughout her life, Anne was dedicated to her church and community. She was very involved in the Evangelical Lutheran Church Women’s group locally, provincially and nationally. She enjoyed her time singing in the community choir “Prairie Chaff” and was involved in the River Valley Lodge Volunteer board as their treasurer. Anne and Egon enjoyed travelling in their retirement. They enjoyed their four trips to Germany to see family and friends, their trips to Mexico, Hawaii, Arizona and the East coast of Canada as well as camping trips to Alaska and within Canada. Anne was very hospitable and enjoyed cooking for and visiting with family and friends. She was a great cook and baker and enjoyed spending time in the kitchen. Her family will miss the love she showed through the wonderful meals she prepared. She loved her family unconditionally and they will miss her every day. The family would like to thank Dr. Fraser, the nurses and Health Care Aides and staff at the Morris Hospital for their kindness and care of Anne. A funeral service for Anne Grossman will take place Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 2:00pm at the Stampede Grounds under the shelter with the red roof. Everyone is asked to bring your own lawn chair and observe social distancing as you arrive. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Lutheran Church of the Cross Memorial fund, Morris United Church memorial fund or the Morris Area Foundation.
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