|Birth: ||Oct. 11, 1920|
|Death: ||Jun. 4, 2012|
Erma Phillips, 91, passed away Monday, June 24, 2012, at Professional Care Rehab Center in Dale. She was born October 11, 1920, to the late Albert and Margaret (Gebhard) Lambeck. Erma was united in marriage on Feb. 19, 1944, to Frederic Phillips. He preceded her in death in 2007. She ran her own upholstery business out of her home for many years, and was skilled at making old furniture look beautiful again. She was a lifelong member of Kratzburg Trinity United Church of Christ in Fulda; American Legion Auxiliary Post 213 where her grandfather was a founding member; and, William Tell Senior Citizens.
Erma enjoyed playing cards, scrabble, and jigsaw puzzles. She also liked dancing and, in her youth, she and her brothers played in a band called "The Anderson Valley Swingsters." She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, brothers Paul and Arlie Lambeck, and infant sister Clara. She is survived by daughters Cindy (Guy) Smyth of Evansville, and Suellen (Jerry) Malone of Tell City; grandchildren Dr. Erin Smyth of Indianapolis, Ben Smyth of St. Louis, Katie and Meghan Malone of Indianapolis, and Lauren Malone of Tell City. Funeral service will be held at 10 A.M. CDT on Thursday, June 7, 2012, at Kratzburg Trinity United Church of Christ in Fulda. Rev. Chip Jahn will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home on Wednesday from 4-7 P.M. and Thursday 8:30-9:30 A.M. at the funeral home.
Albert Fred Lambeck (1881 - 1974)
Margaret Kunigunde Gebhard Lambeck (1888 - 1974)
Frederic A Phillips (1917 - 2007)
Paul F. Lambeck (1918 - 1986)*
Erma L. Lambeck Phillips (1920 - 2012)
Arlie F Lambeck (1923 - 1973)*
Clara Anna Lambeck (1925 - 1925)*
Trinity United Church of Christ Cemetery
Plot: 283 Row 14
Created by: Kathryn Haenggi Robinett
Record added: Oct 01, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 98131159