Ann Erickson


Ann Jaloyce Erickson, 75, Hills, died Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester.

A funeral service was Thursday, Aug. 6, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Hills. Burial followed at Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery in Hills. 

Ann Finke was born Oct. 2, 1939, to Alvin M. and Anna Lena (Thone) Finke in Luverne. She grew up on the family farm and graduated from Hills High School. Ann continued her education and earned a degree from the Minnesota School of Business.  She then worked in optometrist Dr. Getman’s office in Luverne.

On Aug. 19, 1961, she married Dennis Erickson at the United Methodist Church in Luverne. The couple farmed their entire married life near Hills. After her family was raised and gone, Ann enjoyed working in the activities department at the Tuff Home in Hills.

 Ann is survived by her husband, Dennis Erickson, Hills; three sons, Lee (Christie) Erickson, League City, Texas, Tadd (Janine) Erickson, Marshall, and Aaron (Heather) Erickson, Beaver Creek; a daughter, Camilla (Curt) Heydt, Sargeant; nine grandchildren, Lauren, Jacobi, Alex, Bo, Calvin, Ethan, Mya, Kyal, and Karver; two sisters, Linda Finke, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and Mary (Dan) Siegfried, Valley Springs, South Dakota; a brother, Jon (Sheri) Finke, Luverne; and many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Alvin Jr., and Billy Finke.  

Arrangements were by Jurrens Funeral Home of Hills,

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