Katherine R. Erke
Oct. 16, 1927 Dec. 10, 2016

Katherine R. Erke of Waukesha passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 10, 2016, at Seasons Hospice at the age of 89. She was born on October 16, 1927, the daughter of Joseph and Adelaide (nee Stoik) Carlsen and was a 1946 graduate of Waukesha High School.

She will be sadly missed by her children, Paula (Tom) Hannon of Surprise, Ariz., Peter Erke of Waukesha, Chris (Jeanne) Erke of Appleton and Ken (Melissa) Erke of Chicago; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She is further survived by her brother, David Carlsen, along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her daughter Sharon Boone, two brothers and three sisters.

Services will be held at a later date. Interment will be at Prairie Home Cemetery.

Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, Crematory and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 262-547-4035 or visit our website at www.randledable.com to leave the family an online tribute message.