Mae V. Erickson, age 91, died January 10, 2018 at Elim Home in Princeton. Funeral service at 11:00 AM Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Restoration Church (formerly Elim Church) 503 Polk Street, Anoka, MN 55303. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.
Mae Victoria Erickson was born February 25, 1926 in St. Paul to Victor and Jennie (Eliason) Hegman. She grew up in St. Paul and attended St. Paul schools through 4th grade. After losing her parents, she lived with her aunt Marie Rundquist, and cousin Roy Rundquist, in the Bodum Community of Isanti County. She had fond memories of attending the youth program at the local Baptist church. Mae graduated from Cambridge High School, Class of 1943. She moved to Minneapolis and worked at Minneapolis Moline, doing office work. On February 15, 1947 she married Richard Erickson at Faith Lutheran Church in Isanti and they made their home in Minneapolis. Their daughter, Bonnie was born in 1949. In 1952 they built a home in Blaine and in 1988 they moved to Lindstrom. In 2005 they moved into an assisted care facility in Champlin. She has resided at the Elim Home in Princeton since 2008. Her interests included crocheting, sewing, cooking and reading biographies.
Mae passed away January 10, 2018 at the Elim Home in Princeton at the age of 91 years, 10 months and 16 days. She is survived by her daughter, Bonnie (Gary) Rueckert of Ramsey; 3 grandchildren, Lena (Andrew) Shum of Al Hoceima, Morocco, Amy Engeberg of Anchorage, Alaska, Ryan (Kari) Rueckert of Spokane, Washington; 5 great-grandchildren, Hannah, Karin, Jenna, Asher and Ezra; and by many other relatives and friends.