Mary Lou Erb
Mary Lou Erb of Waukesha died peacefully on Monday, September 18, 2017, at the age of 83. She was born in Milwaukee, the daughter of Edward and Louise Porinsky.
Mary Lou married John Erb on June 15, 1963. She graduated from Marquette University with a teaching degree and was a teacher at St. Joe’s Middle School for 42 years. She will no doubt be missed by the hundreds of students she taught.
Mary Lou was a longtime member of St. William Catholic Church.
She and John loved to garden, canning all the vegetables they grew. Mary Lou was a loving and caring wife and daughter; she cared for her husband and mother when they became unable to help themselves.
Mary Lou will be sadly missed by cousins, friends and neighbors.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her beloved husband, John Erb.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, September 21, from 10 a.m. until the time of the 11 a.m. funeral Mass. The burial will take place immediately following the Mass at St. Joseph Cemetery, Waukesha.
In lieu of flowers, please make a memorial gift to Marquette University, University Advancement, 1250 W. Wisconsin Ave., P.O. Box 188, Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881.
Thank you to the Visiting Angels and the therapy staff at Linden Grove for the compassionate care they gave to Mary Lou.
Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 262-5426609, or for directions, an online obituary, or to leave a condolence, please visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com.