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Erika Wlodarzyk, 95, of Quincy, passed away at 6:15 am Sunday (August 5, 2018) in Good Samaritan Home.
Born October 16, 1922 in Ratingen Eckkamp, Germany, Erika was the daughter of Albert and Frieda Titel Heuer. She married Josef Wlodarzyk on March 20, 1940 in Waldenberg, Germany. He preceded her in death on September 20, 1992.
Erika finished school at age 14 and began working first as a nanny, and later at a restaurant in Waldenberg where she met her future husband, Josef. After twenty-two years of marriage, they immigrated to the United States on July 1, 1962.
Survivors include her daughter Anita Hibel of Quincy; three grandchildren, Mary- Ann Ervin (Eric) of Quincy, Nancy Brown (Jeff) of Quincy and Nicole Warren (Jason) of O'Fallon, IL; seven great grandchildren, Brendan Ervin (Kayla) of Edwardsville, IL, Maddison Ervin of Edwardsville, IL, Alex Brown (Carra), Paige Brown, McKenzie Brown and Colton Brown, all of Quincy; two great-great grandchildren, Leah Brown and Harper Brown, of Quincy, and a brother, Ernst Heuer of Lintorf, Germany.
Erika was also preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Gunter Heuer; a sister, Klara Lickfeld; and a son-in-law, Volkmar "Albert" Hibel.
Graveside services will be held Wednesday morning at 11:15 in Greenmount Cemetery with Pastor Steve Disseler officiating.
Visitation will be Wednesday morning from 10:00 until 11:00 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Good Samaritan Home.
Arrangements are in the care of the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home.