Beatrice “Bea” Erickson, 93
Bea died peacefully on February 24, 2012 at Good Shepard’s Nursing Home in Mesa, Ariz. Bea touched many lives and will be remembered fondly by those who knew her.
Beatrice “Bea” Erickson was born near Sheyenne, N.D. on November 20, 1919 to Agnes Berg from Norway and Albert Erickson of Swedish descent. She had two brothers, her older brother Willard and younger brother Kent.
She attended a one-room schoolhouse in a Norwegian community and attended a Swedish Lutheran Church. She lost her mother at an early age and her father helped her attend nursing school, which she graduated from i...