Lillian “Lil” M. Erick, age 82, peacefully passed to eternal life surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, February 26, 2014, at the Racine Hospice House. Lil was born in Racine on December 27, 1931, daughter of the late Frank and Mary Ann (Nee: Rutkowski) Grzyb.
Lil is survived by her children, Laura (Curt) Rude of Racine, Thomas (Heather) Stuebe of West Falls, NY, Daniel (Nancy) Stuebe of Scottsdale, AZ, Lynda (Craig) Hunter of Wadsworth, IL, Carol Stuebe (Kye Maves) of Racine; stepchildren, Karen (Nee: Erick) (Fred) Kreutz, Fred (Kate) Erick Jr.; thirteen grandchildren; three great-grandchildren with another to arrive next month; sister-in-law, Florence Grzyb of Racine; her dear friend, “the sister she never had,” LaVerne (Donnie) Hinderholtz; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Thomas Stuebe, Frederic Erick, Irv Scheel and Lee Wolff; brothers, Walter “Eddie” Grzyb and Stanley Grzyb.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 8, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Dr. Tony Larsen officiating. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Saturday at the funeral home from 9:30 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Multiple Sclerosis Society or the Hospice House of Racine have been suggested.
A very special thank you to Dr. Michael Mullane, Dr. Gerald Wisniewski and staffs for their compassion and excellent care, giving Lil many extra years of quality life.
MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888