Grace A. Erickson (1926 - 2015)

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Grace A. Erickson, 88, Roque River, Ore., died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, in West Covina, Calif.
Born April 17, 1926, on the family farm in Reynoldsville, she was the eldest daughter of Charles Blair and Zula Geneva (née Strouse) Adams.
Grace graduated from Reynoldsville High School in 1944, she then moved to California in 1945.
Grace was Secretary to the Dean of Instruction at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College until her retirement in 1977.
After retirement, Grace and her husband, Ed, lived in Hamburg, Calif., and spent time on the farm in Reynoldsville. In 2000, they moved to Rogue River, Ore.
Grace's favorite pastimes included sewing, quilting, fishing, computers, RVing and getting together with friends. She loved roses and spring flowers and planted them wherever she lived. Grace attended Foots Creek Chapel Church. She was a member of Daytimers, the Birthday Club and a bunco club.
Grace is survived by her daughters, Jerri Potras and Kim (Amone) Fa'anunu of West Covina, Calif.; stepchildren: John (Diana) Erickson of El Dorado, Calif.; Kristin White of Wilsonville, Ore.; Glenn Erickson; many grandchildren, nieces, friends and her beloved Llasa Apso, Maxie.
Grace was preceded in death by her husband, Ed; sister, Ethel Mae Roberts; niece, Rebecca Aubuchon; and stepgranddaughter, Erika Erickson.
Visitation and graveside services will be held Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at Memory Gardens Memorial Park in Medford, Ore. Visitation will be at noon followed by the graveside service at 2 p.m. A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. at Foots Creek Chapel in Gold Hill. Pastor Bob MacKenzie will officiate.
Memorial donations may be to the .
Arrangements: Memory Gardens Mortuary & Memorial Park, Medford, Ore..
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Published in The Courier Express from Jan. 15 to Jan. 16, 2015
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