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Kathleen Lucille Brumm Erickson
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Birth: Apr. 13, 1930
Mediapolis
Des Moines County
Iowa, USA
Death: Feb. 28, 1978
South Bend
St. Joseph County
Indiana, USA

Kathleen Brumm was the youngest child of the family of Oliver "Clayton" Brumm (1892-1965) and Bertha Leota (Lett) Brumm (1893-1953). She grew up in Mediapolis, Iowa, and graduated from high school there in 1947. She married Alfred Clayton "Al" Erickson (1929-2000), a native of Michigan, on June 17, 1950, at Mediapolis, and lived in several locations with him as they raised their three children, Eric, Kirk, and Katrina. Still in her 40s, she was diagnosed with brain cancer and died of it of February 28, 1978. Her cremains were buried at Kossuth Cemetery near Mediapolis.


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The Hawk Eye, page 20, March 1, 1978; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa

Mrs. Kathleen Erickson, 47, a Mediapolis native who had been living in Michigan City, Indiana, died Tuesday (February 28, 1978) at 1:40 p.m. at South Bend Memorial Hospital of a brain tumor.

Born April 13, 1931 at Mediapolis, she was the daughter of Clayton and Bertha Lett Brumm. She married Alfred Erickson in Mediapolis on June 17, 1950.

Surviving: The husband; two sons, Eric, Huron, South Dakota and Kirk, Florida; daughter, Katrina Fitzgerald, La Porte City, Indiana; two brothers, Bill Brumm, West Burlington, and Dale Brumm, Sioux City; two sisters, Dorothy Stodt, West Burlington, and Lorma Allen, Davenport; two grandchildren. Funeral will be Saturday in Michigan City.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Oliver Clayton Brumm (1892 - 1965)
  Bertha Leota Lett Brumm (1893 - 1953)
 
 Spouse:
  Alfred Clayton Erickson (1929 - 2000)
 
 Siblings:
  Helen Laverne Brumm Dressler (1915 - 1974)*
  Dorothy Virginia Brumm Stodt (1917 - 1998)*
  William Lett Brumm (1921 - 1986)*
  Boyd Wendell Brumm (1922 - 1944)*
  Lorma Leota Brumm Allen (1928 - 2010)*
  Kathleen Lucille Brumm Erickson (1930 - 1978)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Kathleen Brumm Erickson, 1930 - 1978
 
Note: The headstone photo is not terribly clear.
 
Burial:
Kossuth Cemetery
Mediapolis
Des Moines County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: DW Brumm
Record added: Nov 04, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100172334
Kathleen Lucille <i>Brumm</i> Erickson
Added by: DW Brumm
 
Kathleen Lucille <i>Brumm</i> Erickson
Added by: DW Brumm
 
Kathleen Lucille <i>Brumm</i> Erickson
Added by: DW Brumm
 
 
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