Erika Meyer(1925 - 2014)

Meyer, Erika Anna

Erika A. Meyer, 78, Menasha, passed away Friday, March 21, 2014, at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Appleton. She was born October 11, 1935, in the Sudetenland, daughter of the late Rudolf and Oliva (Weikert) Peter. Erika came to the United States from Frankfurt, Germany, in 1962 and became a United States citizen. Erika was united in marriage to Frank A. Meyer on February 28, 1981. In 1984 she established Erika's of Neenah Bridal and Men's Formal Wear. Erika was multi talented and had a personality that made people feel comfortable and confident in their bridal wear decisions. She was kind, generous and creative. She was a gift from God to all who knew and loved her.

Erika is survived by her husband, Frank: two children Michael Burke and Patrizia Petrova; Frank's two children: Jeffrey (Cheri) Meyer and Gregory (Paula) Meyer; four grandchildren: Tyler (Chelsea) Meyer, Alyssa, Briana, and Christopher Meyer; a great grandson: Greyson Meyer; siblings: Paul, Walter, Willy, Frederick, Wolfgang, Margit, Inga, and their spouses and children.

Erika was preceded in death by her parents, and a sister: Alfreda.

In accordance with Erika's wishes no services will be held.

Erika's family would like to say a heartfelt thank you to all the nurses and CNA's with Heartland and Preferred Hospice for their compassion and care. Also a very special thank you to Erika's daughter, Patrizia, for the very loving and constant care to her mother.

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Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on Mar. 25, 2014