VIVIAN L. ERICKSON On Saturday. May 15, 2021 our beloved Mother, Vivian L. Erickson. passed away surrounded by her loving family. She was 92 years old. She was born 9-30-28 to Charles & Bernice Mooney in Amery, WI. She was the youngest of 4 brothers and 2 sisters. They have all passed on and will be grateful to be reunited. At an early age her family moved to Los Angeles. She then met and married Don Erickson Sr in Las Vegas. They rented a house on Water Street. They saved their money and bought a house on 521 Karen Way where they raised 3 children, Vivian Lee Elkins (nee Erickson), Don Erickson Jr (Patti). & Darrell Erickson (Ren). We all went to Basic Elementary, Burkholder Jr High, and graduated from Basic High School in1966, 1968, & 1970. She was a homemaker and wonderful Mother. Her first job was at the Safeway bakery. She then studied to get her Real Estate License. She went to work for Roberts Realty & they opened an office on Lake Mead Blvd where she became the Broker. Our Father passed away in 1974 at the age of 47. She never wavered, and involved herself in the Community Church, her loving "Joy Circle"; American Business Women, and later, in the "Red Hats" organization and was also active in the Henderson Community. She loved to collect turtles, ceramic, plastic, wood, clocks, and even solar powered. So, rest in peace Mother, your guidance and love will help all of us for the rest of our lives. Our love of you will continue for all eternity. She is survived by 4 loving grandchildren; Charles Brook England (Vickie), Ryan England, Donald Jason Erickson (Dawn), and Mindy Erickson. Also survived by 8 great grandchildren; Chelsea Pierce (Brian), Taylor England, Charles Beau England, Lilly Erickson, J.J. Erickson, Jadon, McKenzie, and Logan. A Celebration of Life will be held at The Side Yard, 2061 W Sunset Rd, Henderson, NV, Sunday, June 6, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. (TheSideyardLV.com
) In lieu of flowers, our Mother would like you to donate to Mission Hills Rescue or servingourkids.org
. May God Bless and keep you.
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Published by Las Vegas Review-Journal on May 30, 2021.