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Erika G. Bystron,   Age 75
Visitation Location: None
Funeral Time: 1:00 PM on Friday, July 26, 2019
Funeral Location: Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery, Little Falls, Minnesota
Burial Location: Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery, Little Falls, Minnesota
    Erika G. Bystron, 75
    St. Cloud, MN
    June 7, 1944 – July 1, 2019
     Erika G. Bystron, age 75, of St. Cloud, died unexpectedly Monday, July 1, 2017 at her home.
     Graveside services with full military honors will be Friday, July 26, 2019 at 1:00 PM in the Minnesota State Veteran’s Cemetery, Little Falls, MN.
     Erika Gabriella Bystron was born on June 7, 1944 in Menden, Germany to Wilhelm and Wilhelmine (Schutzeiche) Bystron. Her family immigrated to the United States when she was 10 years old. The family moved to Michigan where she lived until enlisting in the U.S. Navy. Erika served in the U.S. Navy from 1963-1966 and was stationed in Portsmouth, VA. There she met her husband, William Bruemmer, they were married on May 8, 1965. They had a daughter, Jane, in 1967 and were divorced in 1977. Erika later moved to St. Cloud where she worked as a mail handler at the St. Cloud VA Medical Center for over 20 years. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, biking, plants, and flowers. Erika loved her cats and spending time with her family.
     She is survived by her daughter, Jane (Mark) Theiler of Monticello; sister Renate Lukity of Cookeville, TN grandchildren, Cortney (boyfriend, Brad Fiedler) Robins, of Sartell and Raymond Theiler, of Minneapolis; great-grandchildren, Isabella, Lily Anne, and Andrew.; and former spouse, William Bruemmer.
     She was preceded in death by her parents.
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