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Kenneth Erickson

June 5, 1935 October 29, 2018
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Obituary for Kenneth Erickson

Long time Lynden middle school teacher Ken Erickson, age 83, passed away Monday, October 29, 2018 at the Christian Health Care Center.

Ken was born June 5, 1935 in Bremerton, Washington to parents Donald and Elvera (Bosworth) Erickson. Ken met and later married Maribeth German on July 14, 1956 and together they had four children. Ken graduated from Western Washington State College and went on to teach Lynden middle school science, driver’s education and coach. He served in the National Guard for 25 years and enjoyed woodworking and shopping at Harbor Freight. He built his own home on Hampton Road and one for his folks in Tacoma.

Ken is survived by his children Bonnie Jo Pearson (Wayne) of Prosser, Charles “Eric” Erickson (Renae) of Lynden, Leif D Erickson (Robin) of Colfax, and Donna M Erickson of Nooksack; nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by wife Maribeth Erickson in January 1992.

You are invited to join family and friends for Ken’s Graveside committal at St. Peters Catholic Cemetery, Heady Rd., Maple Falls, on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. followed by the Memorial service at 1 p.m. at North County Christ the King Community Church, Lynden.

You are invited to share your memories and condolences in the online guest book at Arrangements are entrusted to Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

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11:30 AM 11/20/2018 11:30:00 AM
St. Peter's Catholic Cemetery

Heady Road
Kendall, WA 98295

St. Peter's Catholic Cemetery
Heady Road Kendall 98295 WA
United States





1:00 PM 11/20/2018 1:00:00 PM
North County Christ the King Community Church

1816 18th Street
Lynden, WA 98264

North County Christ the King Community Church
1816 18th Street Lynden 98264 WA
United States

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