May 12, 1925 - July 3, 2016
Dorothy Mae Erickson (nee Liker) Dorothy Mae Erickson was born the daughter of the late Rollie V. Sr. and Jeannette (nee Smithberg) Liker on May 12, 1925, in Joliet, IL and peacefully passed away on Sunday, July 3, 2016, at Alden of Waterford in Aurora, IL. Dorothy married Richard A. Erickson of Plainfield, IL on November 22, 1947. Together they made their home in Plainfield, IL, Plattville, IL and Minooka, IL. Richard preceded her in death in 1985. She is survived by her son, Glenn A. (Karen) Erickson of Yorkville, IL and her daughter Ruth Ann (the late Dale) Gregory of Vinemont, AL. Also survived by her grandson, David M. (Cindy) Erickson of Oswego, IL two great grandchildren, Owen Andrew Erickson and Alexis Olivia Erickson of Oswego, IL. Grandsons, Kevin Scott Gregory of Birmingham AL and Christopher Dale Gregory of Huntsville, AL., and great grandchildren, Bethany Nicole Bond of Albertville, AL, Victoria Elizabeth Coleman of Fort Payne, AL and Kristen Skylar Gregory of Somerville, AL. Great Great Grandmother of Justin Richard Bond and Kelsey Jade Bond of Albertville, AL and Hendrix Hartly Coleman of Fort Payne, AL. Fond aunt to numerous nieces and nephews and a dear friend to many. Preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Richard, one brother, Rollie V.Jr.,the late Ellen) Liker formerly of Minooka, and one sister, Vernette J. Liker Parker-Miller formerly of Joliet, IL. Dorothy was an active member of Minooka United Methodist Church where she assisted as an adopted “Grandma” for several years in the Parents Day Out Program, she was involved in the Aux Sable Unit of Grundy City Home Extension and was a caregiver to many beloved children in her neighborhood. Dorothy was a proud homemaker who cherished time spent with her family and church family. She will be remembered as a loving and caring mother, grandmother, a wonderful sister and loyal friend. Dorothy M. Erickson will be lying in state on Saturday, July 9, 2016, from 9:00 AM until services begin at 10:00 AM at Minooka United Methodist Church located at 205 Church Street. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Joliet. Preferred Memorials may be directed to Minooka United Methodist Church. Visitation Friday, from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at The Maple Funeral Home, 24300 W Ford Rd., Channahon. For information www.themaplefuneralhome.com or 815. 467-1234.
Dorothy Mae Erickson (nee Liker) Dorothy Mae Erickson was born the daughter of the late Rollie V. Sr. and Jeannette (nee Smithberg) Liker on May 12, 1925, in Joliet, IL and peacefully passed away on Sunday, July 3, 2016, at Alden of Waterford... View Obituary & Service Information
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