Visitation: Visitation, with family present will be Sunday from 6-8 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton.
Service: Memorial services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 27 at Grand Valley Lutheran Church, Canton, SD.
Janice E. Ericksen, age 76, died Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Select Specialty Hospital in Sioux Falls. Memorial services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 27 at Grand Valley Lutheran Church, Canton, SD. Visitation, with family present, will be Sunday from 6-8 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton.
Jan was born on July 13, 1940 in Minor County, SD to Theodore and Josephine (Allegiar) Beyer. She grew up near Howard, graduating from Howard High School in 1959. She married Gary Loe on September 3, 1961 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Ramona, SD. Gary passed away from Leukemia on August 25, 1973. She married Palmer Ericksen on September 8, 1987 in Sioux Falls, SD. The couple made their home in Canton, SD.
Jan worked for AAA Travel, Lutheran Manor, Sioux Valley Hospital, and retired from Hiawatha Heights Assisted Living in Canton. She enjoyed sewing, reading, gardening, flowers, camping, and traveling. She loved spending time with family, especially attending her grandchildren’s activities.
Grateful for sharing her life are her husband, Palmer; sons, Mark (Khristy) Loe, Mike Loe, and Rodney (Rhonda) Loe, all of Sioux Falls, SD; step-son, Palmer (Kristen) Ericksen, Jr., Sioux Falls, SD; step-daughter, Tina Ingebrigtson, Farmington, MN; sisters, Karen Hardick, Luverne, MN and Lynette (Lynn) Biel, Sun Valley, AZ; 9 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; along with numerous extended family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Gary Loe, and an infant sister.
Memorials may be directed to the Grand Valley Lutheran Church Building Fund.