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Roberta S. (Erickson) Reiker

March 24, 1949 — November 25, 2022

Davenport Lake Zurich

Roberta S. Reiker, 73, of Lake Zurich, formerly of Edison Park, passed away peacefully at her home on November 25, 2022. She was born on March 24, 1949 in Chicago to Nels and Stella, nee Wyszyinski, Erickson.

Roberta was a loving and bright grandmother, carrying laughter everywhere she went. She was a kindhearted soul never to be forgotten.

She was a role model to her granddaughters, facing every obstacle with never-ending strength and optimism - which left those around her in admiration.

She will be deeply missed by her loving children, Laura (Steve) Foley and Joseph (Rosemary) Reiker; grandchildren, Anabel, Maria, Sophia and Stella; her sister, Pauline Kujawa; and her beloved dog, Phoebe and by many loving nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne H. Reiker, her sister Arlene (Richard) Paulsen and by her parents. Her beloved dogs, Herbie, Rocky and Cookie.

Visitation will be Thursday, December 1, 2022 from 9 AM until the time of prayers at 10:30 AM at Davenport Family Funeral Home and Crematory, 941 S. Old Rand Rd., Lake Zurich, IL. A procession will follow to St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, 33 S. Buesching Rd., Lake Zurich for Mass of Christian Burial at 11 AM. Private interment will follow at Irving Park Cemetery, Chicago.

Memorial donations can be made in honor of Roberta to Orphans of the Storm, 2200 Riverwoods Rd., Riverwoods, IL 60015.

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