"Where Fillmore County News Comes First"
Friday, November 27th, 2015
Volume ∞ Issue ∞
- 1:35:05, Nov 26th 2015 - consaredumb - The most vocal people are always the most ignorant. ... [Read More]
- 2:58:00, Nov 25th 2015 - James1952 - The word on the street is that the folks who own the land above the schoo ... [Read More]
- 10:17:32, Nov 25th 2015 - - Yes it does take money to operate schools and keep buildings open. If the high s ... [Read More]
- 9:09:47, Nov 25th 2015 - @Says - Bottom line... it takes money to operate & keep open school buildings. Yes, I ... [Read More]
- 7:57:56, Nov 25th 2015 - nature man - I think y'all are in denial. Atrazine in all your well, shallow aquifer ... [Read More]
- 10:20:12, Nov 24th 2015 - - It's about the money? What an ignorant comment. Is that what you teach your kid ... [Read More]
- 9:20:20, Nov 24th 2015 - reader - What an inspiring message! Thank you! ... [Read More]
- 8:07:37, Nov 24th 2015 - Stan Gudmundson - I've never responded to any comments made about anything I've writt ... [Read More]
- 8:02:03, Nov 24th 2015 - Stan Gudmundson - I've never responded to any comments made about anything I've writt ... [Read More]
- 6:09:45, Nov 24th 2015 - JustTheFacts - All of those funds have been triple audited, and by people who have a ... [Read More]
Fri, May 9th, 2003
Posted in Obituaries
Posted in Obituaries
Helen K. Erickson, 83, of Mabel, died May 2, 2003 at Green Lea Manor Nursing Home in Mabel.
Helen Kimball was born Feb. 23, 1920, in Canton Township of Fillmore County to Parnell F. and Iva J. (Donald) Kimball. In 1938, she graduated from Canton High School. She worked as a nanny in New York and Miami and later worked at the Elgin Watch Co. in Elgin, Ill. She married Donald V. Erickson on Nov. 17, 1947, in Canton. They farmed in Preble Township of Fillmore County until 1978, when they moved into Mabel. Mr. Erickson died in 1988. Mrs. Erickson was a member of the Scheie Lutheran Church and a former member of the American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, golf and flowers. She is survived by three sons, John (Mary) and Steven of Lee's Summit, Mo., and Robert (Darcy) of Newburg; two daughters, Mary Jo (Mike) Brewster of Lee's Summit and Kathy (Mike) Brandt of Porterfield, Wis.; 14 grandchildren; and a sister, Aileen Ahrens of Elgin, Ill. She also was preceded in death by a son, four brothers and a sister. The funeral was held May 5, 2003 at Scheie Lutheran Church in rural Mabel with the Rev. Mary Waudby officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Mengis Funeral Home in Mabel was in charge of arrangements.