Obit: Herrick, Mildred A. ( 1926 - 2009)
Contact: Audrey Roedl
Surnames: Herrick, Weber, Smrecek, Palkarski, Syth, Curley, Rathsack, Waseca
----Source: TRG (Loyal, Clark County, Wis.) 01 Jul 2009
Herrick, Mildred A. (30 JAN 1926 - 27 JUN 2009)
Herrick, 83, Greenwood died on Saturday, June 27, 2009, at her
home. Visitation will be on Thursday, July 2, from 5-7 p.m., at
Cuddie Funeral Home, Greenwood, and on Friday, July 3, from 10 a.m.
until time of services at 11 a.m., at St. Mary’s Catholic
Church, Greenwood. The Rev/ Joseph Follmar will officiate. Burial
of her cremains will follow in St; Mary’s Catholic Cemetery,
Mildred Ann Weber was born on Jan. 30, 1926, in the town of Eaton, rural Greenwood, the daughter of Louis and Anna (nee Weseca) Weber. She was raised on the family farm and received her education in the Greenwood area, graduating from Greenwood High School in 1944. After high school, she moved to Milwaukee to work, and it was there that she was united in marriage to Charles Edward Herrick on Nov. 24, 1945. They moved to Greenwood and bought a service station on the north end of town and operated Herrick’s Gas Station for two years. . They then owned and operated North Mound Tavern in Willard, for one year, before moving back to Greenwood. She went to work at the Farmer’s Store and worked there for several years until it closed. She then worked at the Greenwood I.G.A. for a short time, before becoming employed as a receptionist for the Greenwood Telephone Company. She worked many years at the telephone company until her retirement in 1982. Her husband, Charlie, died on July 27, 2001. She continued to reside at home until her death. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and its St. Ann’s Society, and had many interests, but especially loved spending time with her family, playing cards, cribbage, scrabble, and casinos.
She will be dearly missed by her children: Jeff (Chris) Herrick, Mukwonago, Jim (Jeanne) Herrick, Colfax, Penny (Dale) Smrecek, Greenwood; six grandchildren; Jordan (Gretchen) Herrick, Colfax, Austin (Rhonda) Herrick, Bloomer, Amy (Scott) Palkarski, Colfax, Nick Smrecek, Eau Claire, Cory Smrecek, DePere, Elizabeth Herrick, Mukwonago; six great-grandchildren; Spencer and Sidney Herrick, Colfax, Charlie and Amelia Herrick, Bloomer, Lydia and Russell Palkarski, Colfax; one brother, John (Irene) Weber, Rio Linda, Calif; two sisters-in-law; Lorraine Weber, Waukesha and Thelma, Bowling Green, Ky.; several nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Charlie, one son, Patrick Herrick on July 10, 1991, brothers Carl, Bernie, Vic and Frankie Weber, and sisters Leona Syth, Celia Curley, Adeline Rathsack, Helen, Mary, Hattie and Irene Weber.
Cuddie Funeral Home, Greenwood is assisting the family with arrangements.
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