Delaine A. Erickson, 101, of Coon Valley, died Monday April 13, 2020 at Bethany St. Joseph Care Center in La Crosse. She was born August 28, 1918 to Henry and Ruth (Moen) Nelson in Canada. She married Andrew Erickson on September 10, 1938 in Decorah, Iowa. Delaine was a member of Coon Valley Lutheran Church where she was active in quilting, her circle and WELCA. She was also a member of the Coon Valley American Legion Auxiliary.
Survivors include her son, Gary of Coon Valley; 5 grandchildren, Jon (Jane) Erickson, Brad (Heather) Erickson, Ryan Emmons, Casey (Bobby) Kluck and Kyle (fiancé Amy Kumlin) Erickson; 14 great grandchildren; her brother, Michael (Sandra) Nelson of La Crosse and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Andrew in 1981; son, Larry "Chub; grandson, Steve; 2 sisters, Henrietta Valeo and Mary Ann Trempt; 4 brothers, Leighton in infancy, Layton “Boob”, Leonard “Chick” and James “Bushel” Nelson.
Private funeral services will be held with burial in the Coon Valley Lutheran Church Cemetery. A memorial visitation will be held at a later date. The Seland Funeral Home in Coon Valley is assisting the family. Condolences may be given at selandsfuneralhome.com. Memorials may be given to the Coon Valley Lutheran Church.
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