Obit: Erickson, Joseph #2 (1864 - 1951)

Contact: Stan

Surnames: Erickson

----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 03/01/1951

Erickson, Joseph (22 July 1864 - 25 Feb. 1951)

Funeral services for Joseph Erickson of Unity, age 86, were held at the Lulloff Funeral Home at Colby, Wis., Rev. Charles E. Witt of Marshfield officiating. Burial was made in the Unity cemetery. Mr. Erickson died Sunday afternoon at the Old Folks Home at Greenwood where he recently suffered a broken hip.

The deceased was born in Finland and came to the United States when a young man. He lived two miles west of Unity with his brother, Charles, practically all his life. After the death of his brother, he went to Greenwood to live.

He is survived by a brother, Victor, of Quincy, Mass. A sister and a brother preceded him in death.

*Joseph is buried in the Evangelical Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Brighton Township, Marathon County, Wisconsin.

1940 Federal Census, Unity Town, Clark, Wisconsin, United States, enumeration district number: 10-38, family 4

Joseph Erickson, white, single male

Household Members
head Josephine Erickson F 74 Finland
daughter Ina Erickson F 48 Finland
son Arthur Erickson M 34 Wisconsin
son-in-law Albert Peterson M 54 Sweden
brother-in-law Joseph Erickson M 76 Finland
granddaughter Ruth Peterson F 11 Wisconsin
grandson Aldin Peterson M 6 Wisconsin



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