Eleanor Jean Erickson
Eleanor Jean Erickson age 89 of Westbrook passed away Friday, December 7, 2012 at her home. In accordance to Jean’s request, no public services will be held. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to the Westbrook Public Library. Stephens Funeral Service – Westbrook Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Jean was born April 4, 1923 in Lincoln, Nebraska to Robert and Lenora (Denzine) West. Jean graduated from Hills High School in St. Paul, before attending Mankato State University where she received her Bachelor of Science and Masters Degree. On February 17, 1945, Jean was united in marriage to Kenneth Erickson in Westbrook. Jean taught 1st Grade or Kindergarden for 32 years in Westbrook, Storden and Norco, CA. Jean enjoyed reading, golfing, and playing bridge.
She is survived by her husband Kenneth Erickson; children: Peg Schmalz and Scott Erickson; grandchildren: Derek Schmalz, Chris Erickson, and Mark Erickson; great granddaughter Arriana Erickson; brothers: Richard West and Mark West; sisters: Ruth Charchian and Tiffeny Voracek; and many other relatives and friends. Jean is preceded in death by her parents, and brother Robert West Jr.
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