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Theodore "Ted" H. Erck, DDS

August 14, 1928 October 28, 2018
Theodore "Ted" H. Erck, DDS
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Obituary for Theodore "Ted" H. Erck, DDS

October 28, 2018, age 90 years. Beloved husband of Joanne (nee Braaz). Loving father of Linda (Bob) Gleason, Carl (Taka) Erck, Sally Erck and John (Terri) Erck. Proud grandpa of Beth, Andrew, Allison, Alisa and Nathan. Great-grandpa of Ava, Sophia and Killian. Also survived by other relatives and friends.

Visitation Saturday, November 3rd at BROOKFIELD LUTHERAN CHURCH, 18500 W. Burleigh Rd., from 4:00 pm, until time of Funeral Service at 5:00 pm. Interment Wisconsin Memorial Park.

Memorials to Brookfield Lutheran Church are appreciated.

Ted was born in Milwaukee in 1928 to Theodore and Lydia Erck. He was baptized at Gospel Lutheran Church where he later attended elementary school. His years at Rufus King High School were heavily influenced by the war. Upon graduation in 1945, he entered the Marquette University Dental Program from which he graduated in 1951.
He served in the Navy Dental Corps for 3 years. He was proud to be stationed on the battleship, USS New Jersey during the Korean War. After establishing his dental practice in Milwaukee, he met Joanne Braaz and they married in 1957. The Erck family moved to Brookfield in 1958, they joined Brookfield Lutheran Church and they have lived and worshipped there ever since.

Ted’s many interests and hobbies included gardening, cross country skiing, biking, hiking, fishing, boating, amateur radio, growing exotic plants and cacti in his greenhouse, biblical archeology, serving as an elder at church, game shows, and enjoying his time at his lake home in northern Wisconsin.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

3

Nov

4:00 PM 11/3/2018 4:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 11/3/2018 5:00:00 PM
Brookfield Lutheran Church

18500 Burleigh Road
Brookfield, WI 53045

Brookfield Lutheran Church
18500 Burleigh Road Brookfield 53045 WI
United States

Service

Saturday

3

Nov

5:00 PM 11/3/2018 5:00:00 PM
Brookfield Lutheran Church

18500 Burleigh Road
Brookfield, WI 53045

Brookfield Lutheran Church
18500 Burleigh Road Brookfield 53045 WI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Wisconsin Memorial Park Final Resting Place

13235 W. Capitol Drive
Brookfield, WI 53005

13235 W. Capitol Drive Brookfield 53005 WI
United States
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