Obit: Erickson, William (1885 – 1969)


Surnames: Erickson, Halverson, Almberg, Wiskow, Romfoe, Hohn

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 06 Feb 1969

Erickson, William (14 JAN 1885 – 27 JAN 1969)

William Erickson, 84, passed away suddenly Monday morning, January 27, 1969, at the Winnebago Hospital, where he had been a patient since December 11, 1968, following a lingering illness. He was born January 14, 1885 in the town of Withee (Clark Co., Wis.), near Thorp. Mr. Erickson moved to the town of Aurora with his parents when a small boy, where he had resided until he entered the hospital. On December 22, 1915 he was united in marriage to Dorothy Halverson at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Stanley.

Survivors are three daughters, Mrs. Ley (Wilma) Almberg, Yellow River; Mrs. Elwood (Eloise) Wiskow, Appleton; and Miss Thelma Erickson, Wauwatosa; one half-sister, Mrs. Magnus Romfoe. Also he is survived by five grandchildren and four nieces. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy, October 26, 1968; and one daughter, Dorothy, in 1937.

Funeral services were held at St. John's Lutheran Church, Yellow River, on Thursday, January 30 at 2 p.m., with Rev. Delwayne Hohn officiating. Interment was made in the family lot in St. John's Cemetery.



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