Carol A. Errthum


Carol A. Errthum, 67, of North Buena Vista died Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, at her home.

Visitation was Wednesday, Oct. 23, at Kramer Funeral Home in Holy Cross.

Funeral services were Thursday, Oct. 24, at Immaculate Conception Church, North Buena Vista, conducted by Rev. Marvin Bries. Lector was Barb Hess and giftbearers were Molly and Wyatt Errthum, Logan, Dylan and Owen Ludovissy. Eucharistic ministers were LaVonne Brimeyer and Sherry Klein. Music was provided by Bev Ploessl and the Immaculate Conception Choir. Pallbearers were Molly and Wyatt Errthum, Logan, Dylan and Owen Ludovissy.

Inurnment was in the church cemetery.

Carol was born on March 2, 1946, in Holy Cross, the daughter of Clarence and Emma (Ellerbach) Schultz. She graduated from Holy Cross Catholic School with the Class of 1964. She married Nicholas Errthum on July 8, 1967, in Holy Cross and raised their family on an acreage in North Buena Vista. She worked outside the home at Tri-State Blueprint, Eska Company and Flexsteel Industries for 22 years. She dearly loved her grandchildren and spending time with her family. Her hobbies included camping, fishing, woodworking, sewing, quilting, playing cards with her sisters, gardening and craftmaking. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Church in North Buena Vista, IC Rosary Society and served as a Eucharistic Minister.

Survivors include a son, Rodney (Karen) Errthum, and a daughter, Kim (Daniel) Ludovissy, both of the Buena Vista area; five grandchildren, Molly and Wyatt Errthum and Logan, Dylan and Owen Ludovissy; siblings, LaVonne (Earl) Brimeyer of North Buena Vista, David (Nancy) Schultz and Donna (Robert) Schmidt, both of Durango, Connie (James) Klein of Dubuque, Ronald (Marilyn) Schultz and Sherry (Marvin) Klein, both of Holy Cross, Cindy (Paul) Ludovissy of North Buena Vista; five brothers-in-law, Robert LeGrand, Leon (Elaine) Errthum, Allen (Carol) Errthum, all of Dubuque, Jerome (Marlene) Errthum of Sherrill and Ed (Deb) Errthum of Holy Cross; four sisters-in-law, Gen Pike of Houston, Texas, Mary Hayes of Glencoe, Minn., Kathy Rudebeck of Dallas, Texas and Barb (John) Taylor of Holy Cross, and Phyllis Errthum of Holy Cross.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Nicholas in 2006; an infant daughter, Lori; her parents-in-law, Leo and Frances Errthum; a sister, Janice LeGrand and four brothers-in-law, Don (Carol) Errthum, Richard Hayes, Robert Errthum and Wayne Rudebeck.

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