Carole Erickson

Carole Lea Erickson
Carole Lea Erickson

Carole Lea Erickson passed away
on Thursday July 2, 2009 at her home. She was born March 19th, 1950
in Medford, Oregon to Hugh Huntley and Lois (Wright) Huntley.  She was preceded in death by her father Hugh
Huntley and brother James Huntley. Carole is survived by her mother Lois
Huntley, brothers William, Abe and Gary, daughter Celena Carter, and
step-children Angelique, Melissa, Sarah, and Jeremy, eleven grandchildren, many
nieces & nephews and her husband, Rodney Erickson.

 

She graduated from Eagle Point High School in
1968.  She then attended SOC receiving
her Bachelors in Sociology. She worked for many years as Executive Director of
Adult Parole and Probations. Later, she changed careers and worked with her
husband as office manager in Eagle Point. 

Carole and
Rodney were married June 28th 1997. 
They spent their lives doing everything together – loving life, visiting
with family and friends, working together in their own business, traveling
throughout the world, and enjoying gardening. Carole was active in her church
and always was there to help any of her family or friends that were in need.  Her greatest pleasure was to create joy and
happiness for all those around her.

She loved to help clean up the environment by
volunteering with the SOLV organization; cleaning up our rivers, lakes,
especially the beaches of Oregon’s coastline. She enjoyed camping and hunting
and never missed her shot.  She was
passionate about the Rogue River spending most of her life on it.  She loved floating the river and sitting in
her yard along the river reading and visiting with her mother.

A memorial service will be held July 11, 2009 at 1 PM
at St John Lutheran Church, 42 Alta Vista Road, Eagle Point.

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