Gladys Bertina Erickson, 92, passed away peacefully at Bethany Lutheran Homes in Fargo and was welcomed into the arms of our Heavenly Father on May 1, 2020.
Gladys was born December 10, 1927 to Harold, Sr. and Gena (Hjelden) Hanson. She graduated from Sheyenne, ND high school in 1946 and married Stanley Erickson in 1949. In 1963, Gladys and Stan purchased the grocery store in Sheyenne and during the following years, was very involved in local sporting and civic events in the area while they raised their family.
Gladys and Stan moved to Horace, ND in 1980. During that time, she worked at Quality Bakery and Red River Human Services. Gladys was always up for cards or Bingo. She was best known for her Tater Tot hotdish and chokecherry jelly which were favorites for her family.
Gladys is survived by her son Tim (Julie) Fargo, daughter Sandy (Brian) Hodenfield, West Fargo, daughter-in-law Pam Erickson (Dan) West Fargo, sister Bernadine (Ken) Kennedy, Mesa, AZ and brother Clark (Diane) Hanson, Fargo. She adored her 7 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and 2 great, great grandchildren.
Gladys was preceded in death by her husband, Stan, infant son Stephan, son Dan and grandson Aaron, brothers Ernest, Harlan, Bloyd, Vernon, DuWaine, Harold, Norman and sisters Laverne and Mavis.
Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo will coordinate a graveside service 11:00 am, May 22 at Augusta Lutheran Cemetery in Sheyenne with lunch following at the Senior Center.
Arrangements by Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center in Fargo.