"Where Fillmore County News Comes First"
Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
Volume ∞ Issue ∞
- 8:58:49, Mar 10th 2014 - dan - Great letter Steve! That is attitude we should be taking, alternatives will be ... [Read More]
- 3:44:17, Mar 7th 2014 - Robert - Fossil fuels are damaging are resources, polluting are air & water and destr ... [Read More]
- 12:32:02, Mar 7th 2014 - - "Turks suffered at the hands of Greece, Bulgaria, and Serbia. Hundreds of thousand ... [Read More]
- 7:38:38, Mar 5th 2014 - bootscoot21 - Thank you Dr. Van Gorp for this complete look at what our generation is ... [Read More]
- 8:39:53, Mar 4th 2014 - firstname.lastname@example.org - Excellent commentary, very thoughtful. Although quite len ... [Read More]
- 9:54:09, Mar 1st 2014 - - We have lost a good friend from Harmony High school class of 1970. I have many goo ... [Read More]
- 9:48:08, Mar 1st 2014 - - Rest in Peace Loenard ... [Read More]
- 9:14:19, Feb 25th 2014 - email@example.com - Eric, I don't know if you remember me but I am Erik Paulsen's M ... [Read More]
- 8:58:12, Feb 25th 2014 - jjoyengel - You are both wonderful people! You have and are doing something not just ... [Read More]
- 3:16:25, Feb 24th 2014 - TY - THANK YOU FCJ! I am not sure any of this would have happened without the excelle ... [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.