Jessie Pearl Erickson joined her husband, mother, father and siblings in Heaven on Sunday, June 9, 2013. She was being cared for at the Family Tree of Morgan, Utah, at the time of her death.
She worked at the Defense Depot in Ogden, Utah, before being married to Edward Clarence Erickson on Sept. 3, 1941. They later were sealed in the Idaho Falls Temple on April 29, 2000.
She was active in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and taught Sunday school and Primary.
She was an EMT and belonged to the American Legion and the Lady Lions. She took care of her mother-in-law, Retta, until Retta died. Her husband played a saxophone in a band and she loved to listen to him play.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her father and mother, and 10 brothers and sisters.
She is survived by daughters, Linda (Max) Preece, Ilene (Dana) Harrington and Dawna (Ken) Zirwas; and son, Kent (Kit) Erickson. She had 13 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
The family would like to thank the staff at Manor Care in Ogden, Utah, and at the Family Tree in Morgan, Utah, for the tender care of their mom.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 15, at Mount McCaleb Cemetery in Mackay under the direction of Anderson Family Funeral Home.