Erika Lynn Farrell (Gustafson) passed into our Lords hands after a short illness on Saturday, March 29, 2014. Erika was born in Robbinsdale, Minnesota on March 27, 1972. She attended Mound Westonka High School. She was a graduate of Northern Arizona University. Erika was a U.S. Marine from 1990 to 1994 and moved to Yuma in 1995. She worked for the Marine Base, YRMC, Dex Media, Time Warner, TV and Radio. She was a Rotarian
with a Paul Harris Fellow. She loved to cook and was a dedicated mother to 4 children. Erika worked hard but her family was her compassion.
Erika is survived by her husband, Dr. Patrick M Farrell; children, Milton Louis Hawkins III and Shelby Thomas; stepchildren, Quinn and Paige Farrell; mother, Joy Kristopher; father, Larry Gustafson; sisters, Heidi Tietz, Brenda Clark, and Kirsten Hansford.
A Funeral and internment will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 2, 2014 at Sunset Vista Funeral Home and Cemetery, 11357 E. 40th Street, Yuma. A Reception will follow at the Stone Ridge Church, 6300 E. 24th Street, Yuma (Araby Road and 24th St).