In Memory of

Robert William Erick

May 5, 1974 - March 22, 2018
From: Council Bluffs, IA | Originally: Spencer, IA
Robert William Erick

Robert William Erick

Born: May 5, 1974
Died: March 22, 2018
Age: 43

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In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the Organization for Autism Research.

     Robert “Robbie” William Erick, the son of Larry Erick and Linda and Curt Foltz, was born May 5, 1974 in Spencer, Iowa.  He graduated from Spencer High School.  When Robert was young, he had a great love of nature. Robbie would often be outdoors from the time he woke up until it was time for him to come in for bed.  He especially loved all of God’s creatures. 

     Robbie was employed at VODEC Industries in Council Bluffs, IA.  He enjoyed studying history, visiting all types of museums, watching sports, and was an avid walker.  He participated in the Special Olympics, competing in volleyball and bocce ball.

     He passed away at his home in Council Bluffs, Iowa on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at the age of 43.  Robbie was preceded in death by his grandparents, Robert and Bonnie Koenig and William Erick and a cousin, Angie Simonson Rhodes.

     Left to cherish his memory are his parents: Curt and Linda Foltz of Topeka, KS and Larry Erick and his wife, Leattie of Phoenix, Arizona; his grandmother, Janice Erick of Everly; three sisters: Jessica Erick (Joshua Johnson, Janet Kubly (Andrew) and Jolynn McFall (Brian); three brothers: Mark Erick (Wendy), Casey Erick (Rachel) and Mikhail Erick; many nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer.
Pastor Paul Frederiksen
Michellci Bailey
Zachary Bailey
Koryi Bailey
Tayler Bailey
Joshlynn Johnson
Oliver Johnson
Joseph Kubly
Avery Kubly
Brooks McFall
Visitation will begin at 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 27 with the family present from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at Warner Funeral Home in Spencer.

"Amazing Grace"
By The Congregation

"Heaven Is Now My Home"
"When I Get Where I'm Going"
"My Immortal"
"Abba Father"

North Lawn Memorial Park
Spencer, IA


Monday, April 9, 2018 at 8:00 AM
“Linda and family, I am so very sorry to hear about Robbie. I have many fond memories of when he was a little boy and the great times we had while living in Spencer. God bless you during this difficult time.”
- Lisa VerMeer
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 7:30 PM
“Larry and family,,sorry for your loss,,our prayers are with all”
- Michael & Brenda ( Selzer ) Mattheis
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 8:11 PM
“Sorry for the loss of your son.”
- Karl Brandt
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 3:48 PM
“I did maintenance at the home where Rob lived. He was a very nice person to talk to. Very quiet but very respectful. he will be dearly missed!”
- Dave Smelser
Monday, March 26, 2018 at 8:12 PM
“My thought and prayers are with you Larry, Linda and your families. Rob was so sweet when he was little.”
- Kristi Hoger
Monday, March 26, 2018 at 5:28 PM
“Larry and Family, So sorry for the loss of Robbie, you all are in our thoughts and prayers. ((Hugs))”
- Dana and Nancy Kramer
Monday, March 26, 2018 at 2:04 PM
“My deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. May God give you the peace that you seek.

~A childhood friend of Jessi~”
- Carrie Nolting - Kakac
Monday, March 26, 2018 at 12:34 PM
“Curt, Linda and Family: so sorry for your loss - our prayers are with you.”
- Mike and Becky Hatting
Monday, March 26, 2018 at 10:16 AM
“My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I'm so sorry for your loss.”
- Dee Kempton
Monday, March 26, 2018 at 9:24 AM
“Linda, Curt and Family- We are so sorry for your loss, we will miss him very much.”
- Wendy Smith- DSI
Monday, March 26, 2018 at 8:02 AM
“Lind, Curt and family, so sorry for your loss. have many memories of the cousins all together. they will always be close to my heart. sending prayers for you all. Vikki”
- Vikki Putnam
Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 8:13 PM
“Linda, Curt and family, We are so sorry for your loss and send many thoughts and prayers. Rob will always be in your hearts.”
- Pat Kubly, Matt Kubly, Erin and Steve Rodgers, Kaia, Sadie and Nathan
Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 10:25 AM
“So sorry for your loss. Lean on God in your time of sorrow. We are sending prayers.”
- Lane & Joyce Muckey
Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 4:48 PM
“Larry and all, We are so sorry to hear about Robbie. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all!!!”
- Bryan and Gayle Bailey
Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 3:25 PM
“Curt, Linda and family, We are so very sorry for your loss. There are no words to ease your pain, but we know Rob is in heaven and what a glorious reunion it was, and someday you will be reunited again. Prayers and hugs. ”
- Norb and Kim Manwarren
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