|Birth: ||Feb. 18, 1908|
Fond du Lac County
|Death: ||Aug. 30, 2009|
Phyllis Loretta Erke, 101, died at her home in Bruce on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2009, due to natural causes.
She was born in Fond du Lac, on Feb. 18, 1908; a daughter of Martin and Lavina Marcoe Tates. She was married to Henry Erke in Chicago on Oct. 16, 1924. He preceded her in death in 1979.
Phyllis was a homemaker. She moved to Bruce in 1988 and regularly attended Nathaniel Lutheran Church in Bruce.
She is survived by her daughter Shirley Carlsen of Bruce; her son Gary (Suzanne) of Waukesha; 18 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and 17 great-great-grandchildren
She was preceded in death by her three sons Henry, Kenneth and Robert; and six brothers and sisters.
Funeral services for Phyllis will be held on Tuesday; Sept. 1, at Nathaniel Lutheran Church in Bruce at noon with Rev. Larry Sturgis officiating. Friends may call after 10 a.m. until service time at the church.
The Nash-Jackan Funeral Home is assisting with the local arrangements.
Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, Sept. 2, at the Randle-Dable Funeral Home in Waukesha at noon with visitation from 10 a.m. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery in Waukesha next to her husband.
Martin Tates (1879 - 1939)
Lavina Marco Tates (1882 - 1957)
Henry G Erke (1907 - 1979)
Henry Melvin Erke (1925 - 1998)*
Kenneth Howard Erke (1927 - 1986)*
Phylis Loretta Tates Erke (1908 - 2009)
Catherine Tates Zickau (1910 - 2001)*
Melvin V. Tates (1914 - 1983)*
Erving M Tates (1917 - 1976)*
Ada G Tates Marcoe (1920 - 1986)*
Saint Joseph Cemetery
Created by: Leeann Boone
Record added: Sep 19, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42139411