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 Ethel May <I>Atkinson</I> Erickson

Ethel May Atkinson Erickson

Death 19 Oct 1996 (aged 90)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
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Memorial ID 34711 · View Source
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Ethel May Atkinson Erickson, 90, died on October 19, 1996, in Salt Lake City, Utah, of causes incident to age.

She was born February 1, 1906, in Hull, Yorkshire, England to Thomas J. and Ellen Chapman Atkinson. She came with her family to the United States in 1915. Married Henry E. Erickson on February 1, 1925, in Salt Lake City, later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple. He died November 18, 1953. She was a member of the LDS Church.

She became an American citizen on January 28, 1944, and was very proud of this. Employed for many years at the Granite School District and at Auerbach's. After the death of her husband, she lived with her daughter, Norma, and Norma's family in Murray.

She is survived by two daughters: Mrs. William E. (Norma) Dunn and Mrs. Donald W. (Betty) Stephens of Murray; one son, Ronald II. (Georgia) Erickson of Ogden; one sister, Ellen Smith of Orem; ten grandchildren; twenty-three greatgrandchildren; and one great great-grandchild.

Preceded in death by an infant son, four brothers and four sisters.

The family expresses great respect and appreciation to the staff at St. Joseph's Villa for the loving care she has received.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 23, at 2 p.m. at the Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 So. State St., Murray, Utah, where friends may call 12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. prior to the services. Interment in Murray City Cemetery.

Source-Deseret News Tuesday, October 22, 1996 Obituary

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  • Maintained by: Anne
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 34711
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ethel May Atkinson Erickson (1 Feb 1906–19 Oct 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 34711, citing Murray City Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Anne (contributor 46788213) .