St. Maries Gazette Record
St. Maries, Idaho
January 7, 1998
Services January 8 for Louie “Lou” Jean Erickson
Graveside services for Louie “Lou” Jean Erickson will be Jan. 8 at 1:00 p.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery with Mr. Dennis Powell officiating. A life celebration will follow at the St. Maries Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Yates-Hodge Funeral Home, St. Maries is in charge of arrangements.
She died Jan. 3 in St. Maries at the age of 67 years.
Mrs. Erickson grew up at Driggs, Ida. and Vancouver, Wash. She was graduated from high school at Vancouver in 1948. She then moved with her family to Hayden Lake.
She married Bruce Erickson August 17, 1949 at Salt Lake City. They made their home at Hayden Lake and Coeur d’Alene. She moved to the Benewah Valley in 1973 where she was a homemaker.
She owned the Yardstick before working with her husband at Triple X Feed from 1980 to 1990.
Mrs. Erickson enjoyed her flower gardens, sewing and craft works. She was a member of the St. Maries Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and the Valley Piecemakers Quilt Club.
She is survived by her widower at the family home; her son Alvin Erickson of Post Falls; her daughters Catherine Jewitt of Hayden Lake, Cynthia Hodges of St. Maries, Candice Lyman, Carren Day and Toni Miller, all of Post Falls and Carla Erickson of Seattle. Also surviving are her brothers Larry and Clint Stevens of Hayden Lake and Marvin Stevens of Chelan; her sisters Donna Beranos of the Tri-Cities, Karolyn Sejo of Elma, Wash. and Cheryl McAtee of Lewiston; 22 grandchildren, two great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.