Edith G. Eriksen

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Edith G. Eriksen, 99, of Shell Knob, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 at Cassville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born Jan. 25, 1918, in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of Albert E. and Irene (Polan) Gustafson. On Nov. 23, 1939, in Chicago, she was united in marriage to Chester “Chet” Eriksen, who preceded her. Also preceding her in death were her parents and one sister.

Survivors include: one son, Ronald Eriksen of Miami, Fla.; one daughter, Judith Monacello of Shell Knob; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.

She grew up and received her education in Chicago where she graduated from high school. In 1978 she and Chet moved from Chicago to Shell Knob. She was a member of Viola Baptist Church, where she played the piano and taught Sunday school. Memorial services will be held at 10 a. m. Saturday, Sept. 30, at Viola Baptist Church. Pastor Scott Chisholm will conduct the services.

Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob.

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