March 2, 2013
Stella Erickson, 97, went to be with the Lord Saturday, March 2, 2013 in Vancrest of Urbana in Urbana, Ohio.
She was born June 23, 1915 in Davenport, North Dakota the daughter of Otto and Oline Nokleberg.
Stella was married in 1934 in Minot, ND to her beloved husband of 54 years, Philip Erickson. She was a charter member of the Christ Lutheran Church in Minot, ND. Stella enjoyed needlework, sewing and crocheting.
She is survived by her daughter, Beth (Dean) Rinehart of Urbana, OH; sister, Louise Hermanson of Puyallup, Washington; son in-law, Owen Johnson of Corona, CA; daughter in-law, Catherine Erickson of Perham, MN; sister in-law, Ada Nokleberg of Leonard, ND; grandchildren, Joel Johnson, Jinger (Ron) Goad, Ann (Donald) Byrd, David (Heidi) Rinehart, Joseph (Katirina) Erickson, Sam and Camille Erickson; 10 great grandchildren; as well as many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Philip; sons, Richard and Eric (Scup) Erickson and daughter, Phyllis Johnson; 9 brothers and sisters.
Following Stella’s wishes her body will be cremated and burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery in Minot, ND at the convenience of the family. The family has entrusted services to VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Christ Lutheran Church Flood Recovery Building Plan, 502 17th St NW, Minot, ND 58703.
hei, my name is Siw Syversen, and i am in family with Stella, but that is by my grandmother Sina Syversen, which was Stella`s aunt i think.My condolenses to the family. My english is bad, but i hope you understand my writing. It would have been nice to get to know the family better, so it had been fun if you contacted me on facebook, my family also have their own page there.I have a page from a newspaper from 1963, when Stella and Phil visited Norway.
I hope i hear from you.