Stoughton- Mary Elizabeth Erickson, age 83, passed away on Sunday, January 7, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Cottage Grove on April 7, 1934, the daughter of Johanes and Helen Swenson. Mary grew up on the family farm in Oregon and graduated from Oregon High School in 1953. She was married to George Erickson Jr. for 27 years. Mary worked for WPS as an Insurance Adjuster for over 30 years until her retirement. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Rebekah Assembly Lodge, the Weekenders, Partners of Stoughton Hospital, St. John's Lutheran Church, and Birthday Club. Mary enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren, time with friends, reading, puzzles, knitting, crocheting, playing cards, flowers and gardening. She enjoyed watching Badgers and Packers football and Wheel of Fortune. Mary is survived by her children, Sue (Robert) Kind, Brian (Diane) Erickson, and Brenda (Anthony) Adams; 10 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; and sister, Judy Jorgenson. She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Cynthia Erickson; and two brothers, John and Julian Swenson. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at St. John's Lutheran Church, 625 E. Netherwood Street, Oregon, with Rev. Paul Markquart officiating. Friends and relatives are invited to a luncheon, immediately following the services, in the church fellowship hall. Burial will take place in West Koshkonong Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM until the time of services Thursday at church. Memorials may be made to Stoughton Hospital or Stoughton Senior Center. A special thank you to Stoughton Hospital and Agrace HospiceCare Inc. Please share your memories of Mary at: www.CressFuneralService.com.
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206 W. Prospect Street
Stoughton, WI 53589
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