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Laura Esther (Payson) Erickson

Died: Sat., Aug. 20, 2016


5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Mon., Aug. 29, 2016
Location: Our Funeral Home

Funeral Service

10:00 AM Tue., Aug. 30, 2016
Location: First Evangelical Lutheran Church

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Laura Esther (Payson) Erickson, age 96 of Sweet Home, OR, formerly of Brockton, passed away on August 20, 2016 in Oregon.   She was the daughter of the late Edward and Mary (Morris) Payson.

Laura attended Brown University, and formerly worked at the BPM and then for many years as a travel agent at the former Louis Benjamin Travel Agency.   She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, and taking care of her cats.

She was a former member of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Brockton.

She is survived by her four children:    Cheryll Munts and her husband Ken of Sweet Home, OR, Paul Erickson and his wife Jean of Middletown, NY, David Erickson of  Lunenberg, MA, and Deborah Calos of Auburn, ME; six grandchildren:  Christopher Erickson and his wife Breanne, Melissa Erickson, Matthew Calos, Mark Calos, Brien Munts and Eric Munts; and three great-grandchildren:   Jaydin Erickson, Nathan Erickson, and Rosalie Munts.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, August 30 at 10:00 am at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 900 Main St., Brockton.  Interment will follow in Pine Hill Cemetery, West Bridgewater.    Calling hours will be held on Monday, August 29, from 5:00- 8:00 pm at Dahlborg-MacNevin Funeral Home, 647 Main St., Brockton.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Laura’s memory to either Safe Haven Humane Society, 32220 Old Highway 34, Tangent, OR 97389 or Northeast Animal Shelter, 347 Highland Ave., Salem, MA 01970.

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