Edith R. Augsburger, 98, of Berne was welcomed to her eternal heavenly home Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at Swiss Village in Berne. She was born April 28, 1921, in Adams County to Joseph and Mary (Nussbaum) Habegger. She was married January 18, 1942 to Paul J. Augsburger.
She was a faithful member of the Berne Evangelical Church, where she was active in the church choir, served as a pianist in the church and was a member of the Ladies Aide. She was also a Sunday school teacher and a sponsor of the youth group.
She worked in the office of Dr. Robert Boze for many years as an insurance advocate and receptionist. She was also employed at the Faith and Life Book Store in Berne.
She was a faithful prayer warrior for her family and friends. She enjoyed spending her free time gardening, baking, reading and hosting people within her home. She also was very talented at needlepoint work.
She is survived by two sons, Paul (Rozanne) Augsburger, Jr.; and John (Lynette) Augsburger, both of Fort Wayne; four grandchildren, Steven Augsburger; Marc (Juliet) Augsburger; Shonda (Aaron) Wilber; and Mandy (Nick) Miller; nine great-grandchildren, Cameron Augsburger; Samantha Augsburger; Chayse Waldorf-Augsburger; Jasper Wilber; Jaida Wilber; Elias Miller; Emory Miller; Josiah Miller, and Selah Miller; and two step great-grandchildren, Robert Wyeth; and Nicky Wyeth.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband on October 15, 2016; son, Stan Augsburger; grandson, Jonathan Augsburger; and four brothers, Harvey Habegger; William Habegger; Herman Habegger; and Edward Habegger.
In light of the current health concerns of the coronavirus, private family services and burial have been selected. A public memorial service will be determined at a future date following the current health concerns.
Memorials may be made to Swiss Village Samaritan Fund or Berne Evangelical Church.
Arrangements provided by Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home, Yager-Kirchhofer Chapel in Berne. To sign the online guestbook, visit www.zwickjahn.com.