top banner

Obituary Listings

Marilyn J. Erickson

November 29, 1928 March 3, 2020
Marilyn J. Erickson
There are condolences waiting approval on Marilyn's Tribute wall
Obituary for Marilyn J. Erickson

Marilyn Joan (Wang) Erickson age 91of Phoenix, AZ formerly of Argyle, WI passed away of natural causes on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 in Phoenix. She was born in Minneapolis, MN on November 29, 1928, the daughter of Reverend Walter and Elenore (Pederson) Wang. Though Marilyn grew up in Minneapolis she often spent summers in Wiota, WI with her cousin Phyllis (Wang) Watkins. She married Truman Erickson of Argyle on September 24, 1953 in Minneapolis. After living in Florida and Arizona while Truman served in the U. S. Air Force they became long-time residents of Argyle. In 1964, they relocated to Phoenix, AZ. Marilyn worked many positions in her lifetime as secretary, bank teller and prep cook. Marilyn was a talented seamstress, crafter and knitter. She was proud of her Norwegian heritage and Christmas was filled with Norwegian goodies.

Marilyn is preceded in death by her husband: Truman on December 27, 1972; her parents and one sister: Audrey Roufs. She is survived by her three children: Vicki Gates of Peoria, AZ, David Erickson of Mesa, AZ and Kristine (Jim) McNeill of British Columbia, Canada; seven grandchildren: Joshua and Walker Gates, Allessa (Kyle) Coffey and James (Shannon), Wesley, Shelby and Heather McNeill; and six great grandchildren.

A Memorial service will be held Friday, March 13, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. at the Erickson Funeral Home (801 E. Milwaukee Street, Argyle, WI 53504) with Rev. Daniel L. Bohlman of Argyle Lutheran Church officiating. Burial will be held in Woodlawn Cemetery in Argyle. A visitation be held on Friday from 9:30 until time of services at the funeral home. The Erickson Funeral Home in Argyle is serving the family. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at ericksonfuneralhome.com.

For those who prefer, a memorial fund has been established in Marilyn’s name

To send flowers or plant a tree in memory of Marilyn J. Erickson, visit the Tribute Store.

Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

13

Mar

9:30 AM 3/13/2020 9:30:00 AM - 11:00 AM 3/13/2020 11:00:00 AM
Erickson Funeral Home Argyle

801 East Milwaukee Street
Argyle, WI 53504

Erickson Funeral Home Argyle
801 East Milwaukee Street Argyle 53504 WI
United States

Service

Friday

13

Mar

11:00 AM 3/13/2020 11:00:00 AM
Erickson Funeral Home Argyle

801 East Milwaukee Street
Argyle, WI 53504

Erickson Funeral Home Argyle
801 East Milwaukee Street Argyle 53504 WI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Woodlawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

508 Park Place
Argyle, wi 53504

508 Park Place Argyle 53504 wi
United States
Albums

Create new album
 
Subscribe To Obituaries



We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.
Marilyn J. Erickson

Thank you for sharing your
memory of Marilyn

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Marilyn J. Erickson.

Send Flowers
No thanks, please don't show me this again.
Loading...