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Erika Dasen Uecker

Erika Dasen (nee Schanz) Uecker, died February 10, 2014. She was 86.

Erika was born Oct. 23, 1927, in Ober-Ramstadt, Germany, and immigrated with her family, at the age of 2, to the United States.

She graduated from Lincoln High School, Cleveland, in 1945.

Erika was active in the German community and was a 65-year member of the Heights Damenchor.

Erika is survived by her loving children, Ingrid Dasen, Liese Toohig and Marc (Gloria) Dasen; grandchildren, Rhonda (Chris) Marker, Jasen Miller, Stacy Miller, Lyndsey (Luke) Brent and Ashley Dasen; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her beloved mother, Marie (nee Korndoeffer); father, Georg Schanz; brother, Carl; and husband, Walter Uecker.

Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. Feb. 14 at Burr Funeral Home, 116 South St., Chardon.

The family will receive friends from 3-6 p.m. at the funeral home.

The family wishes to extend a special thanks to the Burton Fire and Rescue Squad for their valiant efforts and the emergency room staff at University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center.

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