Ranae Epp - November 02, 2009Renae Dawn Epp 34 of Aurora, died Monday, Nov. 2, 2009 at York.
Funeral services were held Friday, Nov. 6 at the Bethesda Mennonite Church in Henderson with the Rev. Douglas Pierce officiating. Burial was in the Bethesda Cemetery.
She was born Feb. 8, 1975 at Aurora to Roger and Beverly (Epp) Goertzen.
She graduated from Henderson High School in 1993 and attended Lincoln School of Commerce where she received her associate’s degree as a paralegal. She attended the Myotherapy Institute in Lincoln where she received her massage therapy license.
She married Matthew Epp on April 15, 1995 at Henderson. She worked as a massage therapist, but her greatest and most satisfying joy was being a wife and mother. She was a people person and would talk to anyone and everyone. She lived a life of service and was involved in many fundraisers and activities, including the Henderson Hospital Auxiliary. The most important thing in her life, though, was teaching her children about Jesus. She attended the Community Bible Church in Lushton.
Survivors include her husband Matthew and children, Jayden, Brooklyn and KatrinaMarie of Aurora; her parents Roger and Beverly Goertzen of Aurora; brothers, Corey and Jami Goertzen and their children Tyler and Caleb of Loxahatchee, Fla. and Ryan and Jenny Goertzen and their children Jacob and Joshua of Yukon, Okla.; grandparents, Harold and Marie Epp of Henderson and Selma Goertzen of Henderson; her mother-in-law, Nadean Epp of Aurora; brothers-in-law, Kelly and Donna Epp and Brian and Diane Epp both of Lincoln, Ron and Susan Epp of Bluffton, Ohio, Delwayne and Kathy Epp of York, Mark and Judy Epp of Henderson; sister-in-law, Vicky and Kevin Goertzen of Aurora; many nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Aaron Goertzen, and uncle, Calvin Epp.
Memorials may be directed to the Back to the Bible program, or The Gideon’s International.