J. Maurice and Lois (Nutwick) Erickson celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on July 30 at Dalesburg Lutheran Church, rural Vermillion with family and friends. They were married on Sept. 2, 1941, at Trinity Lutheran Church of Minnehaha Falls, Minneapolis, MN. Hosting the event were their children and families: Kathy (Don) Snyder, Deer Park, WA, Helen (Loren) Larson, Sioux City, IA, Margaret Schlisner (Mick), Placentia, CA and Joe (Susie) Erickson, Mineral City, OH. They have seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Upon graduating from Augsburg College in Minneapolis, Maurice was a navigator in the Army-Air Corps, prior to farming for many years at rural Vermillion. Lois graduated from Business School in Minneapolis, and was a long time organist at Dalesburg Lutheran Church and continues to substitute. For several years they wintered in Edinburg, TX.
Cards may be sent to Mr. and Mrs. J. Maurice Erickson at 624 South Crawford Rd, Vermillion, SD 57069.