Obit:

Erickson, Thomas (1889 - 1976)

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Stan

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stan@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

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ERICKSON GILBERTSON REAR

----Source: Tribune-Record-Gleaner 09/29/1976

 

GREENWOOD RESIDENT, THOMAS ERICKSON, 87, SUCCUMBS


Thomas Erickson, 87, Black River View Apartments, Greenwood, Clark County, died at 8 a.m. Monday, Sept. 27, 1976 at the Neillsville Hospital. Funeral services were held at Adams Lutheran Church at Blanchardville on Wednesday, Sept. 29 at 1 p.m. and burial was made in the Adams Cemetery. The Rev. David Wenger officiated at the services.


Mr. Erickson was born May 30, 1889, in Norway. He came to this country with his parents in 1893, and lived on a farm near Blanchardville from 1916 1918. He then moved to Clark county and settled on a farm near Loyal. He moved to Greenwood in 1934.


He married the former Clara Gilbertson on Feb. 23, 1916 at Blanchardville Lutheran Church, Blanchardville. They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in 1976. Mrs. Erickson died May 24, 1976.


Mr. Erickson was a member of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Greenwood.


He is survived by one son, Burnell, Pardeville, Wis. and one sister, Mrs. Bertha Rear, Milwaukee and 20 grandchildren. Four children, two brothers, and two sisters, preceded him in death.

 

 


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