Patricia A. “Pat” Erickson, 80, of McPherson, passed away Saturday, April 18, 2015, at McPherson Health & Rehab. She was a homemaker.
Pat was born on October 11, 1934, in Garber, Oklahoma, the daughter of Walter Franklin and Anne (Krivohlavek) Cooper. She graduated from McPherson High School. On July 12, 1952, Pat was united in marriage to Chester H. “Chet” Erickson in Lindsborg, Kansas. He preceded her in death on August 29, 2008.
She was a lifetime McPherson resident and was baptized at the First United Methodist Church, McPherson. Pat had a great passion and love for animals and was known for her artistic and craft abilities.
Survivors include: her daughter, Phyllis Wood of McPherson, KS; cousin, Gerald Krivohlavek and wife, Glenda, of Mountain Home, AR; nephew, Lauren Erickson of Lindsborg, KS; and numerous beloved nieces & nephews.
Pat was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Anne, husband, Chet, and infant son, Richard Keith Erickson.
A private family inurnment will be held at the McPherson Mausoleum.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the McPherson County Humane Society in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Patricia A. Erickson please visit our Sympathy Store.