January 11, 1994-February 5, 2018
DAVENPORT — Erik Cole Griebel, 24, of Davenport, formerly of Iowa City, died unexpectedly February 5, 2018, from complications of a viral heart infection, at University Hospitals, Iowa City. He passed away peacefully surrounded by his family.
Funeral services and a Mass of Christian Burial for Erik will be Saturday, February 10, 2018, at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Cathedral, 422 E. 10th St., Davenport. Visitation is Saturday from 9 to 10 a.m. in the Gathering Space at the Cathedral. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Davenport.
Erik was born on January 11, 1994, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the son of Kurt and Sandy (Williams) Griebel. He was a graduate of Iowa City West High School and attended Kirkwood Community College. He was employed by Dick's Sporting Goods in Davenport.
Erik had a terrific sense of humor. He loved music, history, sports, family, friends and Taco Bell. He had a kind and gentle way about him. He cherished his recovery community. Erik will be forever loved, never forgotten and greatly missed.
Survivors include parents, Kurt and Sandy Griebel; siblings, Ryan and Anna Griebel; grandmother, Patricia Griebel; grandparents, Keith and Jean Williams; great aunt, Kay (Bill) Schroeder; aunts and uncles, Jeff Griebel, Jay (Debbie) Griebel, Brian Griebel, Donna (Kris) Lawrence, Julie (Dennis) Bockenstedt, Nancy Williams; and cousins. He was preceded in death by grandfather, Donald Griebel.
Memorials may be made to Sacred Heart Foundation.
Online condolences and remembrances may be expressed to the family by visiting Erik's obituary at www.hmdfuneralhome.com .