Eileen Erickson

Eileen Erickson, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, age 82, of Jamestown, ND passed away June 13th, 2020.

Eileen Marie Ryan was born November 5, 1937 in Fargo, ND to Orville and Marguerite (Lepine) Ryan and was raised in Tolna, ND. Eileen married Raymond Erickson in 1958 and they raised their five children in Jamestown, ND. The love between Eileen and Raymond ran deep and strong, evidenced by a marriage spanning over six decades. Eileen was a dedicated employee of the North Dakota State Hospital and retired in 1995 after 21 years of service.

Eileen had an infectious laugh, sweet disposition and enjoyed the simple things in life. She loved gardening, cooking, arts and crafts, playing card and board games and took tremendous pride in caring for and loving her family. Eileen’s legacy of generosity, humor and kindness lives on in the hearts and minds of her loved ones.

Eileen is survived by her husband Raymond, children Scott (Nancy), Steve (Sue), Raelene (Kyle) Forbes, Stuart and Melanie, plus nine grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Her parents and brothers Dennis and David preceded her in death.

Due to Covid-19, a private family service will be held.

Arrangements are in the care of Eddy Funeral Home.

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