January 1919 – January 2009
Iva Erickson, 90, passed away at Covenant Village Care Center on January 1st. She was born in Holdrege, NE to Joseph and Teckla Johnson and graduated from Loomis High School in Loomis, NE in 1936. She married Herbert Raymond Erickson on January 5, 1941 at Calvary Baptist Church in Turlock, CA. They lived in the Bay Area (Berkeley, Oakland, and Castro Valley) until 1974 when they returned to Turlock. Iva worked as an Office Administrator for CalFarm Insurance in Modesto until her retirement in 1984. She was a faithful member of Calvary Baptist Church in Turlock.
Iva was predeceased by her parents, her husband Herbert, and by her two sons: LaRonn Herbert Erickson (Jan 1942 – July 2006) and Jerry Dean Erickson (Mar 1945 – Dec 2008); 2 brothers : Warren & Roger, and 3 sisters: Violet, Ruby, and Florence. She is survived by 4 Grandsons: James Christopher Erickson, of Dubai, Bradley Lawrence Erickson, of San Ramon, CA, Mark Joseph Erickson, of Jackson, MI, and Timothy Matthew Erickson, of Seattle, WA; 2 Great Grandsons: Daniel and Caleb Erickson, of Jackson, MI; and by one sister: Evelyn Anderson, of Longmont, CO.
A Memorial Service is being planned in Turlock. Arrangements are entrusted to Allen Mortuary. Memorial contributions can be sent to Calvary Baptist Church, 700 E. Monte Vista Avenue, Turlock, CA 95382.