JOAN L. ERICKSON, 78, passed away on Sunday, March 30, 2014. Born in Boonville, Ind., Joan received her master's degree in education from Indiana University and retired from Fort Wayne Community Schools. She was active with the Arlington Retired Teachers Bunch and was an avid IU basketball fan who enjoyed making crafts and selling them at craft shows. Surviving are her sons, Rick (Cheri) Erickson and Jeff (LuAnn) Erickson, both of Fort Wayne; daughter, Rhonda (Dan) Godfrey of Fort Wayne; sisters, Carolyn (Shirley) West of Chandler, Ind. and Betty Owen of Newburg, Ind.; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick Erickson. Service is 2 p.m. Saturday, April 12, 2014, at D.O. McComb & Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 E. Dupont Road with calling one hour prior. The Rev. Karen Koelsch officiating. Calling also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 11, 2014, at the funeral home. Burial in Covington Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to
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D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Homes - Pine Valley
1320 East Dupont Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46825
Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Apr. 6, 2014