Doris A. Erickson, age 85, formerly of West Pioneer Road, Cedarburg, died Friday, November 22, 2013 at Luther Manor in Milwaukee where she has resided the past few months.
She was born August 22, 1928, daughter of Ralph and Norma Mueller Kersten in Milwaukee. Doris married Wesley J. Erickson on July 15, 1950 in Milwaukee. Wes was originally from Indianapolis, IN and raised in Milwaukee. Together they started a family raising their two children. In 1975, they moved to Cedarburg. He preceded her in death on July 1, 1993.
For many years, Doris worked as a cashier and bookkeeper for the former National Food Stores in Milwaukee. She enjoyed quilting and knitting. She collected numerous items involving a number of different themes as her interests changed. In her later years, she enjoyed time spent with friends in northern Wisconsin.
She is survived by her children Phyllis (Dave) Dixon of Milwaukee and John Erickson of Southgate, MI; granddaughter Jennifer (Michael) McCleish of O�Fallon, IL and their three children Patrick, Colleen and Molly McCleish. Doris is further survived by her sister-in-law Velena Duckworth, other relatives and friends. In addition to her husband Wes, she is preceded in death by her brother Ralph Kersten.
Funeral services will be held 6PM Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at the POOLE FUNERAL HOME, 203 N. Wisconsin Street, Port Washington. Reverend Tom Fleischmann will preside. Visitation will be from 4-6PM Tuesday AT THE FUNERAL HOME. Interment will take place at Dexterville Cemetery, Dexterville, Wood County, WI.
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