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Ruth E. Erickson
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Obituary for Ruth E. Erickson

LaFontaine-Ruth Ellen Erickson, 67, passed away in LaFontaine, IN, on Friday, June 8, 2018, after an extended illness.

She was born at Camp Atterbury, Indiana on May 22, 1951 to Roland F. Erickson, U.S. Marine Corps and Dora Weaver-Erickson. Ruth grew up in Alexandria and was a graduate of Alexandria-Monroe High School-Class of 1969. In 1991, she moved to California. A resident of Union City since 2013, she had previoously lived in Marion where she worked at Fisher Body.

Survivors:
Brother -Brent (Robin) Erickson, Union City
Sisters Claudia Blohm-Hilligoss, Indianapolis, Katie (Chester) Vollenhals-Bell, Muncie
Sons-Lucas Shane (Amanda) Murphy, Sacramento, California
Kyle Marcus (Anastasia) Erickson-Speedway
Grandchildren: Jessica Jones-Ploughe, LaFontaine, Joshua Tindell and Emilia Marie Murphy, Sacramento, California, Kyle Liam Erickson, Speedway
Great-grandchildren, Vivien Renae Ploughe and Evelyn Rose Ploughe, LaFontaine.
Nieces and nephews: Paula Schmidt-Hobbs, Indianapolis, David Schmidt,
Alexandria, Jennifer Hilligoss-Shaul, Morgantown, Curtis Hilligoss, Union, Kentucky

Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, sister-Linda Blohm-Foxworthy, grandson, Lucas Shane Murphy, II.

At Ruth’s request, cremation has taken place. A gathering time for family and friends will take place on Saturday, June 23, 2018 in the Owens Funeral Home, 412 North Harrison Street, Alexandria from 12 pm to 1:45 pm. A celebration of life service will take place at 1:45 pm with Deanie Carroll officiating followed by interment of cremains in Park View Cemetery, Alexandria.


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Celebration of Life

Saturday

23

Jun

12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Owens Funeral Home

412 N Harrison St.
Alexandria, IN 46001

Graveside

Saturday

23

Jun

2:15 PM
Park View Cemetery

1101 S Park Avenue
Alexandria, IN 46001

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