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Wilberta 'Jean' Erickson

Friday, August 21, 2009

Feb. 5, 1922 - Aug. 19, 2009

COLBY, Kan. -- Wilberta "Jean" Erickson, 87, died Wednesday (Aug. 19, 2009) at Citizens Medical Center in Colby.

She was born Feb. 5, 1922, in Clear Lake, Calif., to Wilfred and Roberta (Lyon) Boardman. She grew up in Clear Lake and received her education there.

On June 27, 1947, she married Erik Erickson. They lived in San Francisco and San Leandro, Calif., before moving to Oberlin in 1958. She was a homemaker. They moved to Colby in 2002.

She was a member of the United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Wilfred and Roberta Boardman, husband, Erik in 2006 and two sisters, Glenyth Eich and Doris Wemmer.

Survivors include her son, Alan and wife, Pat Erickson of Colby; daughter, Sharon and husband, Bill Lohoefener of North Platte; sister-in-law, Elma Erickson of Atwood; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Monday, 2 p.m., at United Methodist Church in Oberlin with the Rev. Doug Hasty officiating. Interment will be in the Oberlin Cemetery.

Visitation will be Sunday from 1 - 8 p.m., at Pauls Funeral Home in Oberlin.

Memorials may be given to the Oberlin Library.

Pauls Funeral Home of Oberlin is in charge of arrangements.