Marlene G. Erickson

Marlene G. Erickson, nee Peterson, 84, of Hinsdale, formerly of Crete, died May 17, 2022.

She was born in 1938 to Rose, nee Carlson, and Philip Peterson.

She was a graduate of Bloom High School and a longtime member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Crete.

She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Harry Erickson; her children, Cathy (William) Merchantz and Richard Erickson; her grandchildren, Christopher and Victoria Merchantz and Benjamin and John Erickson; her siblings, Arden (Kay) Erickson, Lorraine (the late Richard) Cowger, Keith Peterson and Vernon (the late Paula) Peterson; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Harlan (Jeanine) Peterson.

A service was held May 20 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Crete.

Burial was at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Crete.

Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home in Chicago Heights handled the arrangements.