|Birth: ||Dec. 5, 1916|
Box Elder County
|Death: ||Feb. 22, 2013|
San Diego County
Ann, John Alan, Joy, Susan, David
Marie Erickson Bigler, 96, passed from this life on Feb. 22, 2013, in San Diego, Calif. She was born on Dec. 5, 1916, in Beaver Dam, Utah. She was the daughter of Joseph Alma and Mary La Vona (Johnson) Ericksen.
In 1937 she married Clarence Vance Bigler in the Logan LDS Temple. Due to her husband's work, they lived in several locations before settling in San Diego in 1956. They were members of the San Diego North Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Marie and Clarence served as missionaries in the New York Rochester Mission. Prior to this, they served at the Mormon Battalion Visitor's Center in San Diego. They were ordinance workers in the Los Angeles Temple, and later the San Diego Temple. Marie served for 31 years. She was also a member of Daughters of the Utah Pioneers.
Marie was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence; two children, Ann and John Alan; and five of her eight siblings: Durell, Kenneth, Helen, Melvin and Virginia.
She is survived by three children; Joy of San Diego, Calif.; Susan of Garland, Texas; and David of Washington. She is also survived by seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one brother, Bryce of Beaver Dam, Utah; two sisters, Elaine Green of Salt Lake City, and LaVona Steffen of Tennessee; as well as several nieces, nephews and many friends.
Marie was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, and will be missed by all those who were blessed to know her.
Funeral services were held in her San Diego ward. Funeral services will also be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 9, 2013, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Beaver Dam, Utah (16025 N. Beaver Dam Rd.) at with a viewing previous to the funeral from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Interment will be in the Deweyville Cemetery, Deweyville, Utah, immediately following the services. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.ruddfuneralhome.com.
Published in Logan Herald Journal from March 8 to March 13, 2013
Joseph Alma Ericksen (1882 - 1958)
Mary LaVona Johnson Ericksen (1890 - 1959)
Clarence V. Bigler (1907 - 1998)*
Ann Bigler (1939 - 1940)*
Marie Ericksen Bigler (1916 - 2013)
Virginia Ericksen Rigby (1922 - 1999)*
Box Elder County
Created by: Marc & Jackie LePage
Record added: Dec 08, 2011
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