Friday, August 13, 2010

Mary Erickson

Mrs. Mary Erickson, 90, passed away at Oak Ridge Care Center in Union Grove on August 13, 2010.

Mary was born in Yorkville to the late Julius and Mary (nee: Evaniczki) Kropok on January 7, 1920. She had lived in Racine for most of her life. In Crown Point, Indiana, she was united in marriage to Frank E. Erickson on July 18, 1950. He preceded her in death on November 1, 1989.

Mrs. Erickson was employed by Western Printing, retiring in 1952. She was a homemaker and spent precious time with her family. She enjoyed gardening and cooking. She devoted her life to her children.

Mary is survived by her sons, Frank W. (Kathy) Erickson and Bill (Carrie) Erickson; two nieces, Maryann Nelson and Patricia Sohr; and two nephews, Harry Clark and Dennis Clark. She was also preceded in death by two sisters and one brother.

A funeral ceremony will be held at the Wilson Funeral Home on Wednesday, August 18, 2010, at 2 p.m. Private interment for the family will follow at Graceland Cemetery. Relatives and friends may meet with the family from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. Memorials may be directed to the Arthritis Foundation.

The Erickson family would like to give a special thank you to the staff at Oak Ridge Care Center and Vitas Innovative Hospice Care for their kind and compassionate care.

Wilson Funeral Home
1212 Lathrop Ave., Racine 262-634-3361

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