January 26, 1928 ~ May 29, 2005
Born in: Germany,
Resided in: Arden, NC
Arden ~ Elisabeth Lumm Westmoreland, 77, of Oak Leaf Lane, died on Sunday, May 29, 2005 in a local hospital. Born in Buchenau/Lahn, Germany she was the daughter of the late Johanas and Wilhelmina Lumm. After WW II she met and married her husband of 57 years in Germany and followed her husband to the United States where she worked and retired from the Eaton Corporation. She was an avid gardener and was a member of the German club of Asheville and a forty year member of the the Lutheran Church of the Nativity in Arden. She is survived by her husband, Henry Westmoreland of Arden; two daughters, Sonja McCanless and husband Joe of Arden and Susan Crane and husband David of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; three grandchildren, Billy McCanless of Mills River, Beth Graham and husband Tony of Horse Shoe and Elisabeth Crane of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; two great-granddaughters, Hannah and Haley; two nieces Karin Langston and Ulla Keen both of Columbia, SC. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 A.M. Wednesday at the Lutheran Church of the Nativity in Arden with the Rev. Sara Ilderton and Rev. Mark Fitzsimmons officiating. Entombment will follow in Shepherd Memorial Park Mausoleum. Pallbearers will be, Joe McCanless, David Crane, Tony Graham, Jim Shipman, Peter Hemans and Billy McCanless. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 9:00 – 11:00 A.M. at the the church prior to the service. Memorials may be made to the Lutheran Church of the Nativity, 2425 Hendersonville Road, Arden, NC 28704.