Marie E. (Erickson) Ware, 94, of Pine River, Minn., passed away May 26, 2007 at St. Joseph’s Medical Center. Marie was born April 30, 1913 in Mildred, Minn., to Eli and Matilida (Tanglen) Erickson. Marie was preceded in death by her husband, James; her parents; sisters, Thelma, Myrtle, Irene; and brothers, Bill, John, Milfred and Douglas. Marie is survived by her children, Thelma Williams of Crosslake, Minn., James (Norma) of Pine River and Tucson, Ariz., and Ronald (Patricia) of Brainerd, Minn.; grandchildren, Mitch (Julia) Ware, Oakdale, Minn., Timothy (Tami) Ware, Dubuque, Iowa, Bradley (Cheri) Ware, Hines, Minn., Pamela Ware, Irving, Texas, Kimberly Heide, Cloquet, Minn., and Camella (Dave) Rossiter, Saginaw, Minn.; 18 great grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Virginia Erickson, of Indiana; many nephews and nieces. SERVICES:11 a.m. on Thursday, May 31, in First Lutheran Church, Pine River, with Pastor Harvey Peterson officiating. Burial will follow at Pine Ridge Cemetery, Pine River. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. in Kline Funeral Home, Pine River, and one hour prior to the service in the church. Arrangements are with Kline Funeral Home, Pine River.
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (MN) – Wednesday, May 30, 2007