Erickson, Mary Elizabeth Dixon Shelton – Obituary

M. Elizabeth Erickson, 82, died Wednesday [August 27, 1975] at Kittitas Valley Community Hospital. Born July 29, 1892 in Ellensburg, she was the daughter of pioneer parents Mr. and Mrs. Elwood Dixon who came to Ellensburg from Walla Walla in 1879.

She was married to William F. Erickson, Dec. 25, 1919 in Ellensburg. They farmed north of town, in the Badger Pocket and later on the west side. He preceded her in death Aug. 7, 1970 and a short time later she moved to Ellensburg and made her home at 502 E. 3rd Ave. She was a member of the First Baptist Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Maurice Young of Ellensburg; three grandchildren, Mrs. Linda Montrief, Mary and Melissa Young, all of Ellensburg.

Services Friday, 2 p.m. at Evenson’s Chapel, the Rev. William Clarke officiating. Burial in IOOF Cemetery.

Contributed by: Shelli Steedman

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