Kaye Erickson(1940 - 2013)

Audrey "Kaye" Erickson

Audrey Erickson "Kaye", age 72, of Chandler passed from us on February 10, 2013. Always the devoted wife, loving mother, daughter, and sister. Kaye leaves behind her loving Husband, Oliver; Sister, Cheri (Jim); Children, Chuck (Erin), Rob (Pam), Kathy (Eric), Scott (Trish); and most cherished Grandchildren, Tigeria, Shae, Jordan, Kyler, Jakob, Justin, Jocelyn, Hunter, Katelyn, Jessica, and Sophia; along with many relatives and dear friends. Kaye was born in Spencer, IA; graduated high school in Arnolds Park, IA; graduated from nursing school in Sioux City IA; at which time she met and fell in love with Oliver. Shortly thereafter she settled and raised her family in Sioux Falls, SD. She was a talented nurse for McKennon Hospital, tumor registrar for the State of Minnesota, eventually retiring from the University of Minnesota. Kaye had a love for medical research and advancement. Upon retirement Kaye and Oliver moved to Chandler Arizona to spend as many moments with their children and grandchildren. Kaye enjoyed reading, baking her famous cookies, but her true passion was her family. We will miss you!

Published in The Argus Leader on Feb. 17, 2013