Beverly Erickson Obituary

Beverly Jean Erickson
Jean Erickson
Beverly Jean Erickson

November 22, 1931 - December 16, 2014
Born in Boone, Iowa
Resided in Grimes, IA
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Beverly Jean Erickson, 83, died Tuesday, December 16, 2014, at Spurgeon Manor in Dallas Center. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Friday, December 19, 2014, at the First Presbyterian Church in Grimes. Burial will follow at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery near Van Meter.

Jean was born November 22, 1931, in Boone, Iowa, daughter of Clifford and Martha (Frazier) Williams. She was raised in Sugar Valley, graduated from Luther High School in 1950 and married Stanley Erickson on August 19, 1951, in Madrid. Jean worked as a Postmaster for the US Postal Service for 25 years in Bertha, MN retiring in 1992. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post #366, the First Presbyterian Church in Grimes, the Red Hat Society, and TOPS. Jean enjoyed cross-country skiing, golf, bowling, knitting, sewing and baking. Most of all she enjoyed spoiling her granddaughters.

Jean is survived by her husband, Stanley, her children, David (Julie) Erickson of Virginia Beach, VA, Dean (Angie) Erickson of Moniticello, MN, and Sarah (Michael) Fredell of Stafford, VA; her brother, Tom (Sharol) Williams of Dallas Center, her grandchildren, Laura Fredell, Jennifer Fredell and Annika Erickson; and her sisters-in-law, Gale Williams and Lola Williams. Jean was preceded in death by parents and her brothers, Gary and Jim Williams.

The family will receive friends from 5 – 7 p.m. Thursday, December 18, at Iles-Brandt Chapel in Dallas Center. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church in Grimes. Online condolences will be welcomed at

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Brandt Dallas Center
1301 Ash Street
Dallas Center, IA US 50063
Thursday, December 18, 2014
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church, Grimes
410 South Third Street
Grimes, IA 50111
Friday, December 19, 2014
10:00 AM
Iowa Veterans Cemetery
34024 Veterans Memorial Drive
Adel, IA US 50003
Friday, December 19, 2014
12:30 PM


First Presbyterian Church
410 South Third Street
Grimes, IA 50111