Elizabeth Erickson

Elizabeth “Betty” Erickson, 73, Scandia, died Monday, Nov. 26, 2012.

A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, at Elim Lutheran Church, 20971 Olinda Trail N., Scandia. A gathering of family and friends will be one hour prior to service. A private family interment will be at Elim Lutheran Cemetery.

She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Edward; daughters, Mary (Randy) Duffy, Joanne Barber (Rod Gerhardson), Diane (Gary) Braun;  grandchildren, Anthony (Kayla) Barber, Sarah Barber, Janet Barber, Jennifer Barber; great-grandchildren, Elijah and Julien Barber; siblings, Edward (Ellyn) Auchampach, Alice Peterson, Peter (Susan) Auchampach, Michael (Charlene) Auchampach; numerous nieces and nephews; and dear friends, Darlene Bestland, Joan Cronk and Jean Haskell.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Virgil and Leona Auchampach; sister, Patsy Auchampach; nephew, Mike Auchampach; great nephew, James Tilson.

Cards and memorials may be sent in care of Mattson Funeral Home, 343 North Shore Dr., Forest Lake, MN 55025.