63-year-old Betty Erickson of Granville died Sunday in her home.

Funeral services will be Thursday at 8 in the Helmer-Shields Funeral Home in Granville.  Visitation is Thursday from 4 until service time at the funeral home. 

Betty was born in Streator to Rodney and Jean Russow.  She married Robert Erickson in 1977 in Spring Valley.

Betty was a teacher’s aide and drove a school bus in PutnamCounty for many years.  She’s survived by her husband Robert; her daughters Laurie of Granville, Kristina Lamkin of Washburn and Michelle of Granville; also a brother and a sister; four grandchildren; and her beloved pets Patches, Shadow, Buddy, Rusty and Ridley.


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