Karen E. Ullrich
June 24, 1947 – July 25, 2018
Mrs. Karen Ullrich of Omaha, NE, passed away on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 after losing her battle with Alzheimer’s. She was 71.
Karen was born on June 24, 1947 to Harold and Loretta Ehrick. She graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology and had a successful career doing what she loved as a clothing designer in NYC prior to marrying and starting a family. Karen was an incredible artist and seamstress, and she shared her creativity and talent generously.
Karen is survived by her husband, Art Ullrich, her children: Erica Perna (Chris), Michelle Hayes-Roddy, and Richard Hayes, Jr; her step children, David Ullrich (Ashley) and Leslie Grauerholz (Gerren); her grandchildren: Elijah, Gabrielle, CJ, Alexandru, Brady, Anika, Riley, Kennedy, Reagan, Cassidy, and Aurelia; and her siblings, Dan Ehrick (Donna) and Dave Ehrick. Karen was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Loretta Ehrick, and her brother, Steve Ehrick.
A Memorial Mass will take place on Friday August 17th at 10:30am at St. Columbkille Church, 206 E. 6th St. Papillion, NE, with a Celebration Of Life luncheon to follow in the Fellowship Hall at the church. In lieu of flowers please send donations to the Alzheimer’s Association.