Annabell Joy Lehrbas, 94, passed away at her home on May 3, 2013. Annabell was born on Oct. 10, 1928 to Frederick and Rebecca Birdsell in Hardisty, Albert, Canada.
Annabell is survived by her children, Becky Cress, Greenacres; Larry (Rose) Lehrbas, Fruitland; and by a sister, Beryl Breeden, St. John. She is also survived by six grandchildren, 13-great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.
Annabell was preceded in death by her parents, Frederick and and Rebecca Birdsell; her husband, Willis Lehrbas in 1985; by a son, Floyd Lehrbas; two brothers, and a sister.
Annabell was involved with Rebekahâ€™s Lodge, Enterprise Ladies Club, and the Enterprise Grange PTA. She was known as the calendar lady. Annabell also enjoyed playing pinochle. Her family was what was the most important thing to her and she and her husband Willis led by example.
A Celebration Of Life service was held May 10 at the Fruitland Bible Camp Chapel, with Pastor Ed Dashiell officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Hospice Of Spokane, 121 S Arthur, PO Box 2215, Spokane, WA 99210. Please sign our online guestbook at www.stratefuneralhome.com.
Strate Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.