Ora June Erickson
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Ora June Erickson was born Aug. 14, 1929 to parents Amos and Mabel Younker. Ora left us peacefully at home surrounded by family on June 26, after a lengthy illness. After growing up in Wenatchee and graduating from high school there, June received a scholarship from the Cornish School of Arts in Seattle. After finishing school at Cornish, June worked in the advertising and printing businesses. She met and married Eugene Erickson and they had 4 children, Kristine, Phillip, Lloyd and Erick. June was predeceased by her parents, Amos Younker and Mabel Younker and her brother Kyle. Survivors are her sisters, Lila Mills, May White, children Kristine Jongkindt; her husband John, sons Phillip, Lloyd, Erick and his wife Dana; grandchildren, Melissa, Maria, John and Ross and numerous nieces and nephews.
June was a gifted artist, with a good sense of humor, a loving mother, grandmother and will be greatly missed by her loving family and many friends.
Services will be held Sat., July 7th at 2:00 p.m. at New Hope Christian Center, 19350 Firlands Way N., Shoreline, WA. In lieu of flowers, memorials made to Evergreen Hospice Services. www.evergreenhealthcare.org/hospice.
Published in The Seattle Times from July 2 to July 3, 2012