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1924 - 2013 | Obituary Condolences
LEUPOLD, Lillian May (Erickson) 89, a Wayland resident for 58 years, died peacefully surrounded by her loving family on December 2, 2013 from complications arising from Alzheimers disease. She was born in Natick on November 29, 1924 the daughter of the late Karl Erickson and Karin (Beck) Erickson. Lillian is survived by her loving husband Mathias Mat Leupold, her sons, John, Jeffrey and Christopher Leupold, a daughter-in-law Mary Leupold, her grandsons Matthew and Michael Leupold and her granddaughter Karin Leupold. She is also survived by her siblings Karin Gilley, Roy Erickson and Ellen Enemark. She was predeceased by her brothers Donald Erickson and Arthur Erickson. Lillian was kind, giving and had a sense of adventure and joy for life. She loved her family and home where her talents included gardening, cooking and handicrafts. Lillian was an avid swimmer and also enjoyed sailing, bicycling and hiking in the White Mountains. Before her marriage of 60 years to Mat, she was a technician in the pathology lab at Newton Wellesley Hospital. Later, after having raised three sons, Lillian worked as an assistant teacher at the Sunny Hill Pre-School in Sudbury. Lillians visitations will be held on Thursday, December 5, 2013 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm in the Bryant Memorial Chapel of the John C. Bryant Funeral Home, 56 Pemberton Road (Off Rte 30), WAYLAND. Her funeral services will be held on Friday, December 6, 2013 at 10:00 am at the funeral home. Interment will follow in the Leupold family lot in Lakeview Cemetery in Wayland. For online condolences & directions please visit
Published in The Boston Globe on Dec. 4, 2013
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