Erna Henrichsmeyer, 102, passed away at Vonderlieth Living Center in Mt. Pulaski at 6:10 a.m. on May 12, 2018.
Erna was born on February 9, 1916 in St. Peter, IL; daughter of Edward and Anna (Hassebrock) Michel. She married Elmer Henrichsmeyer in 1936 at Zion Lutheran Church in Mt. Pulaski. He preceded her in death in January 1976.
She is survived by her children: Marilyn (Larry) Gerardot of Mt. Pulaski, Nancy (Ralph) Bree of Lincoln, Melvin (Pepper) Henrichsmeyer of Mt. Pulaski, and Delores (Jim) Vandevender of Mt. Pulaski; one daughter-in-law: Donna Henrichsmeyer of Lincoln; one sister-in-law: Helen Henrichsmeyer of Mt. Pulaski; ten grandchildren; nineteen great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents, two daughters: Mary Lou and Shirley Jean, two sons: Harold and Richard, two granddaughters: Darla and Yvonne, one son-in-law: Jim, one brother: Leroy, and one sister: Doris Jean.
Erna was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Mt. Pulaski.
Graveside services for Erna will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday May 16, 2018 at Mt. Pulaski Cemetery with Rev. Jonathan Buescher officiating. Memorials may be made in Erna’s name to Zion Lutheran Church or Zion Lutheran School. Services are entrusted to Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home