ERICKSON Verna 1917-2007 It is with great sadness, that we announce the peaceful passing of our beloved mother, grandmother, sister, and friend, Verna Erickson, on Dec 1 2007, at the age of 90 years. Verna was born February 9 1917, at Tisdale Saskatchewan, the second of five children. She grew up on the family farm in the Eastman District, and attended Eastman School. Verna married Lloyd Erickson on March 12 1936, and they resided in Tisdale, until 1961 when they moved to Red Deer. Left to mourn her loss and cherish her memory is her loving family, daughter Margaret (Ralph) Oliver, son Garry (Gail), daughter Darlene (Bob) Wilson, daughter Joan (Gary) Shaw, and daughter Betty. Sister Ialeen Cluff of Lacombe, and brother William McNab of Keremeos, B.C will sadly miss her. Also surviving Verna are, 11 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren. Her loving husband Lloyd in 1970, sister Jesse Fitzgerald, infant sister Bernice McNab, and infant great grandson Evan Shaw predeceased Verna. Funeral Services will be held Friday, December 7, 2007 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Andrew's United Church, 5226-51 Avenue, Lacombe, Alberta. Inurnment to follow at a later date. If desired, contributions in Verna's memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Society of Alberta, #134, 1935-35 Ave. NE, Calgary T2E 7C8, or to a charity of your choice. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to (Subject: Erickson). WILSON'S FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM serving Central Alberta with locations in Lacombe and Rimbey in charge of arrangements. 403-782-3366 or 403-843-3388 "A Caring Family, Caring For Families"

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