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 Kathleen Lucille <I>Brumm</I> Erickson

Kathleen Lucille Brumm Erickson

Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA
Death 28 Feb 1978 (aged 47)
South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA
Burial Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 100172334 · View Source
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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.


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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Kathleen Brumm Erickson, 1930 - 1978

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  • Created by: DW Brumm
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100172334
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Kathleen Lucille Brumm Erickson (13 Apr 1930–28 Feb 1978), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100172334, citing Kossuth Cemetery, Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by DW Brumm (contributor 47781608) .