Obit: Erickson, Eric Arvid (1876 - 1945)
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Surnames: ERICKSON FERGUSON CROSSGROVE HAHNEY DOMER LANGJAHR POWERS RINGQUIST WILLIAMSON ANDERSON SCHJONNEMAN PURNETT DREWS TOPEL COOK EVENSON JOHNSON SCOTT SCHMETTER OLDENBERG GRIFFITH KORNTVED PRICE FULLER

----Sources: Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark Co. Wis.) 09/14/1945

Erickson, Eric Arvid (10 Apr. 1876 - 10 Sept. 1945)

Eric Arvid Erickson, aged 69 years, who lived at Romeo, died of a heart ailment Monday, Sept. 10 at St. Joseph hospital in Marshfield. He suffered a stroke August 6. Funeral services will be conducted this Thursday afternoon at 1:30 at the home and at 2 o’clock at the Unity Methodist church, with Rev. M. B. Ferguson in charge. Internment will be in the Colby cemetery.

Mr. Erickson was born in Sweden April 10, 1876, and came to this country in 1882, to settle on his present farm home at Romeo. His marriage to Nellie Crossgrove took place at Nashua, Iowa on May 20, 1930. A brother, Ed Erickson lives at Unity, and a sister, Mrs. Geo. Hahney at Rib Lake. He was a member of the official board of the Unity Methodist church, was treasurer of the former Romeo co-op cheese factory and also held various offices on the school board.

----Sources: Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark Co. Wis.) 09/21/1945

Funeral services for Arvid Erickson, who died Monday, Sept. 10 at St. Joseph hospital in Marshfield, the result of a heart ailment, were held last Thursday afternoon at 1:30 at the Erickson home and at 2 o’clock at Unity Methodist church, of which he had been a member for many years. The Rev. M. B. Ferguson was in charge of the services and internment was made in the Colby cemetery. During the services Mr. and Mrs. Ted Domer sang Saved by Grace, Nearer My God to Thee, and Jesus Leads with Mrs. Elmer Langjahr as accompanist. Pall bearers were Harley Powers, Gust Ringquist, Willie Williamson, August Anderson, Mogan Schjonneman and Ervin Purnett. Flowers were carried by Doris Crossgrove, Ruby Drews, Mrs. Violet Topel, Mrs. Richard Erickson, Mrs. Sewell Cook, Mrs. Martin Evenson, Mrs. Victor Anderson, Mrs. Walter Anderson, Elaine Domer and Esther Anderson.

Those from away attending the funeral were Henry and Clifford Johnson of Sister Bay; Mrs. Violet Topel of Wisconsin Rapids; Miss Ruby Drews of Rhinelander; Mrs. R. W. Scott and Mrs. A. Schmetter of Belleville; Victor Crossgrove of Minneapolis; Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Oldenberg of Medford; Mr. and Mrs. Bob Griffith and Peter Korntved of Rhinelander; Mr. and Mrs. William Price of Neillsville; Mrs. Lyle Fuller of Wausau and Mrs. R. W. Cook of Marathon.

 

 


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