Helen W. Erickson, 85Helen W. Erickson, age 85, of River Falls, died on Sunday, May 13, at St. Brigid's at Hi-Park Care Center in Red Wing, Minn.
Helen W. Erickson, age 85, of River Falls, died on Sunday, May 13, at St. Brigid's at Hi-Park Care Center in Red Wing, Minn.
She was preceded in death by husband, Paul J. Erickson; sons Patrick and Timothy Rooney; and daughter Kathleen Herrmann.
Helen is survived by daughter, Mary Fitzgerald; son Joseph (Robin) Rooney; stepdaughters, Deborah (Pat) Huppert, Sandra McTie, Cathy Most; son-in-law, Kevin Herrmann; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Her hobbies included golfing, quilting, joking around, and a good party with family and friends. Helen was a generous and caring woman with a quick wit. She was strong and outspoken and had a great sense of humor. Ol' Hel wanted all to know she "did NOT go peacefully!"
No services will be held. At her request, an Irish Wake will be held from 1 p.m. - ? Saturday, May 19, at 1384 E. Division St., River Falls.
Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services of River Falls.
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