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Iva Lorraine Erickson
January 1919 January 2010
Iva Erickson, 90, passed away at Covenant Village Care Center on Jan. 1. She was born in Holdrege, Neb. to Joseph and Teckla Johnson and graduated from Loomis High School in Loomis, Neb. in 1936. She married Herbert Raymond Erickson on Jan. 5, 1941, at Calvary Baptist Church in Turlock. They lived in the Bay Area (Berkeley, Oakland and Castro Valley) until 1974, when they returned to Turlock. Iva worked as an office administrator for CalFarm Insurance in Modesto until her retirement in 1984. She was a faithful member of Calvary Baptist Church in Turlock.
She is survived by grandsons, James Christopher Erickson of Dubai, Bradley Lawrence Erickson of San Ramon, Mark Joseph Erickson of Jackson, Miss. and Timothy Matthew Erickson of Seattle, Wash.; great grandsons, Daniel and Caleb Erickson, of Jackson, Miss.; and sister, Evelyn Anderson, of Longmont, Colo.
Iva was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Herbert; her two sons, LaRonn Herbert Erickson (January 1942 — July 2006) and Jerry Dean Erickson (March 1945 — December 2008); two brothers, Warren and Roger; and three sisters, Violet, Ruby and Florence.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 16 at Calvary Baptist Church in Turlock. Arrangements are entrusted to Allen Mortuary.  Memorial contributions can be sent to Calvary Baptist Church, 700 E. Monte Vista Ave., Turlock, CA 95382. Please leave memories and condolences at