Bernita Bernie Erickson of North Mankato, Minnesota
June 14, 1946 - December 30, 2019
Bernita Ruth Erickson, of North Mankato, passed away Monday, December 30, 2019, at Mayo Clinic Health System at the age of 73.
A Celebration of Life will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, January 25, 2020, at the North Mankato Fire Station Community Room (1825 Howard Drive West, North Mankato, MN). In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to St. Judes Childrens Hospital in memory of Bernie Erickson.
Bernita Ruth (Caven) Erickson was born June 14, 1946, to Robert and Nellie (Hakes) Caven in Mankato, MN. She was united in marriage to Gerald Jerry Erickson on January 4, 1964. Bernie enjoyed sewing, quilting, crafting, cooking, fishing, spending time with family, and helping others in any way that she was able.
Bernie is survived by her husband, Jerry Erickson of North Mankato, children, Michelle (Jon) Goettl of Rockford, IL, Troy (Renee) Erickson of Willis, TX and Aaron (Kendra) Erickson of North Mankato; nine grandchildren, Janelle and Dakota Goettl, Jake, Lauren, and Kaitlyn Erickson, Brie (Tony) Larson, Zach, Noah, and Lexi Erickson; one sister, Linda (Charlie) Embacher of Mankato, and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents Robert and Nellie; son Jerry Jr.; brother, Tom, and sisters, Eileen, Kathleen and Roberta.
Published on January 13, 2020