Eleanor Emily Erickson

Eleanor Emily Erickson, 87, of Austin, died Friday, Nov. 28, 2003, at Sacred Heart Care Center, Austin.

She was born May 29, 1916, in Pleasant Grove to Charles and Mary (Brown) McAlister. She married Lloyd (Whitey) Erickson on April 28, 1939, in Austin. She was a member of the Church of Christ and a homemaker who enjoyed spending time with her family. Her hobbies included fishing, traveling, camping and reading.

Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Jeanne and Garth Seavey of Austin and Sharon and David Hall of Savage; sons and daughters-in-law, James and Connie Erickson of Rochester and Gary and Mary Erickson of Owatonna; nine grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren; brothers, R.W. (Bill) McAlister of Austin and Guy McAlister of Austin; sisters-in-law, Eileen Keist of Austin, Donna Earl of Edina and Ardelle Erickson of Austin; brother-in-law, Gene Rutledge of Austin; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, two brothers, one sister and a granddaughter.

Visitation: 4 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home and on Monday at the church for one hour before the service.

Service: 11 a.m. Monday at Church of Christ with Pastor David DeFor officiating.

Interment: Oakwood Cemetery in Austin.

Funeral Home: Clasen-Jordan Mortuary of Austin.

2007 MNGenWeb

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