Erna went to be with her Lord and Savior Monday evening January 14, 2013 at the
Mid Michigan Medical Center (Midland), age 90.Being the last living child of the
Ulbricht’s. She was born in and a lifelong resident of Bay County, was a member of
Zion Ev. Lutheran Church (Beaver) where she was baptized, confirmed and attended
grade school. She was employed for several years at Prestolite in Bay City. She enjoyed bowling, playing cards, bingo, baking and will especially be remembered for her home-
made “Granny Cakes” she made for everyone. Her favorite past time was being a loyal Detroit Tigers fan her entire life. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her. The residents of Plainview Senior Neighborhood where she recently lived were her extended family that shared her life the past couple years and filled her life with friendship. Her grand and great grandchildren brought so much joy to her life. In addition to her daughter and son in-law; Sharon (Ray) Lefevre she is also survived by; Eric (Mary), Bath, MI., Jason (Jessica),
Freeland, MI. and Ryan (Jennifer) Britton, MI., great-grandchildren; Evan, Kaylyn, Lucas and a grandson due this April. She was also predeceased by her parents; Paul and Lizzie
(Laatsch) Ulbricht, 8 brothers and 4 sisters. Erna’s family would like to thank her caregivers; Maria and Holly for the love and care they gave her.
Funeral and committal services will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday January 18, 2013 at Zion
Ev. Lutheran Church (11 Mile & Seidler Rds.) Beaver. Rev. Seth R. Hemme will officiate.
Private burial will take place at Floral Gardens Cemetery (Bay City). Erna’s family will
receive friends at the Auburn Chapel of the Cunningham-Taylor Funeral Homes, Inc. on
Thursday evening from 4:00-8:00 p.m. On Friday morning Erna will lie in state at
the church from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. In lieu of flowers, envelopes for Zion
Ev. Lutheran Church (Beaver) will be available at the funeral home.