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.