Erbin “Erb” Metko, 58, passed away on Sunday, February 7, 2016 at Cherry Meadows Hospice. Erb was born on December 27, 1957 to Alfred and Margaret (Johnson) Metko. He married Ella Vaughan on April 18, 1987. Erb worked for 40 years at Miller Electric and he loved his job and coworkers, they were like family. He enjoyed fishing, music, going up north, and the weather. Spending time with his nephew, his daughter and grandchildren was always special and those times will always be treasured.
Erb is survived by his wife Ella, his daughter Wendy (Dan) Eames, two grandchildren, Zach and Olivia, his siblings; Tom (Germaine) Metko, Ralph (Pat) Metko, Danny Metko, Kathy (Mike) White, Donny (Corrinne) Metko, Nancy (Dick) Eibenholtz, Marge (Wally) Mueller, Bill (Sandy) Metko, mother-in-law, Rosemary Vaughan, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; Margaret (Al) Martin, Jean Hammond, Mary (John) Bellmore, Grant Vaughan, Diane (Jim) Moon, Danny (special friend Katie) Vaughan, Betty (Boyd) Hertzfeld, a special nephew Mike (special friend Sandy) Metko, a special friend Michelle Skoglund, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Erb was preceded in death by his parents, his father-in-law Grant Vaughan, and brothers; Jerry and Al (Audrey) Metko, brothers-in-law; Dave Hammond and Bert Joseph Vaughan, and a sister-in-law Vicky Vaughan.
The funeral service will be held on Friday, February 12, 2016 at 11:00 AM at CHRIST THE ROCK, W 6254 Highway 10-114 Menasha. A time of visitation will be held on Friday from 9:00 AM until the time of the service at the church. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wichmannfargo.com. The family would like to thank Lisa Gunderson, UW Hospital in Madison, Appleton Medical Center, Fresenius Dialysis Center and Cherry Meadows Hospice. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund is being established in his name.