The Erickson Cousins  had a reunion at Keith’s Cafe on May 21, 2014.  After the meal a lot of visiting was enjoyed and genealogy was discussed. Papers on ancestors were passed around.  We enjoyed learning that the Erickson name was spelled ERICHSEN and was change after the ancestors came to the United States in 1838 from Norway.

Franklin Erickson was represented by Vera Erickson Monroe and her son Roy Monroe of Memphis, Mildred Erickson Pence and her husband Don of Memphis.

Janet Erickson, wife of the late Harley Erickson, and their son Lloyd Erickson of Memphis.

Everett Erickson was represented by Johnny Erickson and wife Georgia of Gorin,  Oren Erickson and wife Celina of Rutledge and daughter Karen Erickson Arnold of Kahoka.

Esther Erickson Kettle was represented by Josephine Kettle Lindberg and husband Hjalmer of Albia, Iowa.

Marion Erickson was represented by Sharon Erickson Leslie of Charlottesville, Va.  Nancy Erickson Bethards of Colleyville, TX. Keith Morningstar, the husband of the late Joann Erickson Morningstar, and grandson Caleb Morningstar of Lisbon, Iowa. Ed Bachman of Agency, Iowa the husband of the late Helen Joyce Erickson Bachman.

Other guests there were Janet Katzion and Bobby Smith.

Submitted by Celina Erickson