Ransomville, Agnes H. Drewes, age 92 of Ransomville, died Tuesday February 12, 2008 in the Intercommunity Memorial Hospital in Newfane, after a brief illness.

Agnes was born December 29, 1915 in the Town of Wilson, the daughter of the late Albert and Edith (Coulter) McArthur and was a lifelong resident. She was a 1933 graduate of Wilson High School and attended the Doyle Cosmetology and Beauty School in Buffalo. Agnes owned and operated Diane¹s Beauty Nook in Wilson for over 30 years.

She was a member of the North Ridge United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women. Agnes was very active in all of the church¹s functions. Besides spending time with her family, she enjoyed traveling, needlework and bowling. She was so very thankful for every member of her family and friends, and for her good health and long life.

She was the widow of Wilbert ³Duke² Doebler who died in 1965 and Arnold ³Chuck² Drewes, Sr. who died in 1999. She is survived by a daughter, Diane (Donald) Peck and a son, Keith (Carole) Doebler both of the Town of Cambria; her step children, Arnold Drewes, Jr. of the Town of Cambria, Linda (Gary) Treichler of Sanborn, and Pamela (David) Erway of Wilson; her grandchildren, Darrin (Audrey) Peck, Kyle and Brian (Kate) Peck, Brett Doebler, and Mary Jo Murray; her step grandchildren, Tammy, Todd (Sybil), and Terry Treichler, Debbie, Tricia, and Renee Drewes, and David and Natalie Erway; 17 great grandchildren; and a sister in law, Leona Doebler of North Tonawanda. She was predeceased by a step son, Laverne "Bruddy" Drewes and a brother, Chester McArthur.

Friends may call at HARDISON FUNERAL HOME, 3648 Ransomville Rd., Ransomville, on Wednesday from 7 - 9 PM and Thursday from 2 - 4 and 7 - 9 PM.Funeral Services will be held Friday, February 15, at 11:00 AM in the North Ridge United Methodist Church, 3930 North Ridge Rd., Town Of Cambria, with the Rev. Ronald Sellers officiating. Burial will follow in the North Ridge Cemetery, Church Rd., Town of Cambria.

Memorials may be made to the North Ridge United Methodist Church, 3930 North Ridge Rd., Lockport, NY 14094

or to a charity of one's choice.

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