Erna A. Quick

Erna A. Quick, 87, of Big Flats, Wis., went to be with her beloved husband of 43 years on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008 at her home, surrounded by her loving family.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 2, at Roseberry’s Funeral Home in Friendship.

Father James P. McNamee will officiate, and interment will be in St. Leo’s Catholic Ceme-tery in Friendship.

Erna was born Feb. 12, 1920 in Milwaukee, to Aliose and Adell (Hum-bold) Richte, and married Gordon Quick on March 21, 1942 in Washington, D.C.

They made their home in Menomonee Falls, later retiring to Adams County.

Erna enjoyed making Christmas cookies for her family, yearly ornaments for her grandkids, reading, watching old movies and watching her great-grandkids play in the yard.

Survivors include two daughters, Ann Helton of Wisconsin Dells and Kelly (Tony) Lettow of Fond du Lac three grandchildren, Jason Helton of Wisconsin Dells, Chris (Evonne) Quick of Oakfield and Beth (Matt) Goetsch of Edgerton; six great-grandchildren, Justin Mertz of West Bend, Brittnie Helton of Edger-ton, Daniel Timmel of Rockton, Ill., Christ-opher Quick of Oakfield, Calvin Quick of Oakfield and Madeleine Goetsch of Edgerton; a sister, Florette (Kenneth) Dit-tmar of Milwaukee; a sister-in-law, Bernice Rich-ter of Florida; an adopted daughter, Lanette (Greg) LaVigne of Arkdale; and two bestest friends, Pat and Jean.

Erna is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Aliose and Adell Richter; her husband, Gordon Quick; and six brothers and sisters.

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