Bernadine Erickson, 86, of Vancouver, Wash passed away Aug. 13, 2014, surrounded by her loving family.
Services for Bernadine were held Sat., Aug. 23 at the Memorial Lutheran Church, Vancouver, where she was a member since 1963.
Bernadine was born Jan. 18, 1928 to Adam and Lauretta Krebs in Mott, ND. She married Robert Erickson in 1949. Bob came to Vancouver, to work in 1956 and Bernadine followed on the train with seven young children, all under the age of 7.
When Bob passed away in 1972, she continued to operate Clark County Electric and Plumbing Supply until retirement.
Bernadine is survived by her 10 children: Karen (Roger) Britt; Linda (Dennis) Stewart; Lucy Erickson; Roger (Barb) Erickson; Robert (Linda) Erickson; Mark (Julie) Erickson; Marsha (Patrick-deceased) Sather; Lori (Dennis) Larson; June (Farzam) Eshragh and Carol (Rick) Dozark; 21 loving grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren, with another expected any day; three sisters: Bernice Cottom and Norene Steig of Montana and Verletta Johns of North Dakota; two brothers: Donald Krebs and Leonard Krebs of Vancouver.
Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Vancouver was in charge of arrangements.
Please no flowers, but memorials may be sent to Memorial Lutheran Church or Open House Ministries.
Please sign her guest book at: www.columbian.com/obits.