Emily Joy Ulrich, age 28, of Hutchinson, Daughter of Randy Ulrich and Bernie (Bernice Schlueter) Ulrich, passed away Sunday, February 25, 2018, at the Hutchinson Health Hospital in Hutchinson, Minnesota.
Funeral Service will be held on Friday, March 2, 2018, at 11:00 A.M. at Peace Lutheran Church in Hutchinson with interment in the Peace Lutheran Church Cemetery in Hutchinson.
Visitation will be held Thursday, March 1, 2018, from 5:00-8:00 P.M. at the Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hutchinson and will continue one hour before the service on Friday at the Church.
Emily Joy Ulrich was born on January 25, 1990, in Hutchinson, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Randy L. Ulrich and Bernice J. (Schlueter) Ulrich. Emily was baptized as an infant on January 26, 1990 by Pastor Marth, and was later confirmed in her faith as a youth by Pastor Gerhard Bode both at Peace Lutheran Church in Hutchinson. She received her education in Hutchinson, beginning with preschool at Little Lambs and finishing with her GED in 2007.
Emily resided in rural Stewart until she moved to Hutchinson. She was employed as a Personal Care Assistant (PCA) at various health care companies in the Hutchinson area and recently was employed with Accra Care in Hopkins, Minnesota. Emily was a lifelong member of Peace Lutheran Church in Hutchinson.
Emily enjoyed attending the Minnesota Lynx Basketball games and also watching the games on television. She also enjoyed attending the Minnesota State Fair yearly. Emily was a big collector of Tweety Bird and John Deere items. She especially enjoyed fishing with her dad and she cherished her time spent with family and friends.
Emily passed away on Sunday, February 25, 2018, at the Hutchinson Health Hospital, at the age of 28 years.
Blessed be her memory.
Emily is survived by her:
Father, Randy Ulrich of Hutchinson, MN;
Mother, Bernie (Bernice Schlueter) Ulrich of Brownton, MN;
Aunts and Uncles, Barb and Gene Rannow of Litchfield, MN,
Darryl Schlueter of Litchfield, MN;
Aunt and Godmother, Marcella Westlund of Litchfield, MN;
Great Aunt and Uncle, Judie and John Iverson of Hutchinson, MN;
Cousins, Dawn Westlund and her significant other, Matt Sohns of Brownton, MN;
Godmother, Chery Brugman and her husband, Vern, of Stewart, MN;
Godfather, Steve Ulrich and his wife, Deb, of Hutchinson, MN;
Godson, Brady Sohns of Brownton, MN;
Step Cousins and many other relatives and friends.
Emily is preceded in death by her Grandparents, Elmer and Arliss Schlueter and Leonard and Agnes Ulrich; Uncle, Wayne Westlund; Aunt, Susan Ulrich; Aunt in infancy; and Great Aunt and Uncle, Marie and Art Knacke.