October 20, 1930 - February 5, 2019
Helen Louise Erdman, 88 of Higginsville, Missouri died on Tuesday, February 5, 2019, at Meyer Care Center in Higginsville. Born Monday, October 20, 1930 in Alma, Missouri to the late Edwin Greiwe and the late Lorna Franz Greiwe. She married Donald Erdman May 22, 1949 and he preceded her in death April 29, 2002. She graduated high school in Alma, class of 1948 and was a resident of Alma until 2004 when she then moved to Higginsville. She and Donald ran Erdman Dairy from the time they got married, until 2003. Helen loved the farm. You could often find her walking down to the milk barn being followed by the cats and dog or tending to her garden. She loved playing cards with friends and spending evenings square dancing in her community with Donald. She was a member of the Waverly United Methodist Church. She was a caregiver for many and her life was filled with family, faith, and love. Surviving are one son, Russell (Diane) Erdman of Alma, MO; one daughter, Denise (Jeff) Kirchhoff of Higginsville; one sister, Dorothy Heimsoth of Concordia, MO; one son-in-law, David Wright of Webb City, MO; six grandchildren, Sharon (Brent) Hackett, Kelly Erdman, Crystal (Jared) Sheets, Brian (Shelley) Erdman, Aimee Bredehoeft, Kali (Jon) Rechterman; ten great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Donald; one daughter, Donna Wright; three brothers, Ralph Greiwe, Melvin "Cotton" Greiwe and Homer "Ducky" Greiwe. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, February 8, 2019 at Waverly United Methodist Church with the Rev. Sally DeMasters officiating. Interment will follow the service where she'll be buried next to her husband and daughter in Three Groves Cemetery, Hwy 23 Alma, MO. The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM on Friday, February 8, 2019, at the church. Memorial contributions may be sent to Preferred Hospice of Lexington, MO or Lafayette County Cancer Coalition. Casket bearers: Brian Erdman, Darold Erdman, Dylan Meyer, Jon Rechterman, Jared Sheets, Mason Vandiver. Honorary bearers: Brent Hackett, Michael Schreiman.
Helen Louise Erdman, 88 of Higginsville, Missouri died on Tuesday, February 5, 2019, at Meyer Care Center in Higginsville. Born Monday, October 20, 1930 in Alma, Missouri to the late Edwin Greiwe and the late Lorna Franz Greiwe. She married... View Obituary & Service Information
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