Karen (Stotts) Erickson
Karen Erickson, 64, Pierre, S.D., died Monday, July 27, 2015, at her home.
Karen was born October 10, 1950 in Webster, S.D., to Cleo and Bernice (Thompson) Stotts. She grew up in Ortley and Webster, moved to several places because her dad did construction. Karen obtained her GED in 1985.
She was united in marriage to Robert Erickson on November 12, 1967 in Ortley, S.D. To this union three children were born.
Karen was a homemaker until the late 80’s, then worked in the bakery at Sooper Dooper. She then went on and became a nursing assistant and eventually became certified. She continued this profession until she retired from the work force.
She loved family get togethers, cookouts and especially spending time with her grandchildren. She also enjoyed reading, crocheting blankets and cooking/baking in her younger years. She was a big Elvis fan collecting his memorabilia and many of his albums.
Karen is survived by her children, Becky Blow, Bev Erickson and Rob Erickson, all of Pierre; four grandchildren, Kyler and his wife Devin, Allison, Brock and Aaron; one great-granddaughter, Mia; two brothers, Alan Stotts and Gene (Patsy) Stotts; two sisters, Judy Stotts and Donna Reese, both of Watertown.
She was preceded in death by her parents; an infant brother and brothers-in-law, Roger and Clarence.
Services were held on Thursday, July 30 at Isburg Funeral Chapel with visitation one hour prior to services.
Arrangements have been placed in care of Isburg Funeral Chapel. Online condolences may be made at www.isburgfuneralchapels.com