On June 28, 2007, ERIKA MUEHLEN RIEDEL SLACK, 87, birthplace Germany; devoted wife of Wyatt Cameron Slack; beloved mother of Ursula Pfafflin and Sybille Rohrbach; companion and stepmother to Katharine Whitaker Slack and Randall Dyer Slack; grandmother to Tycho, Vincent, Marion, Monica, Maximillian, Martin and Phillip. Survived by several great-grandchildren and beloved friend to many. "God is love and those who stay in love are in God and God is with them." We honor our mother and grandmother, aunt and friend, Erika, who had the gift to connect family and friends across boundaries with grace and generosity. In love and gratitude, Sybille and Dieter Rohrbach and family, Ursula, Tycho and Vincent Riedel-Pfafflin, Angelika v.d. Wense and family, Marion Lades and Heiner Becker and family, friends from Kaufbeuren, Allgau, the Slacks and all of her American family and friends. A Memorial Service will be held at the Blakehurst Life Care Community Auditorium, 1055 W. Joppa Rd., Towson, MD. 21204 on Monday, August 20 at 12 Noon, with reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Erica's memory to a non-profit organization of your choice.
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