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Welcome to the memorial page for

Beth Janet (Coombs) Erickson

June 15, 1939 ~ February 10, 2017 (age 77)

Beth Janet Erickson, 77, of Atlanta passed away on Friday, February 10, 2017, at MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena.

Beth Janet Coombs was born on June 15, 1939, in Detroit to the late Theodore and Dorothea (Fortner) Coombs. On November 11, 1957, she married Walter Erickson. Beth was a past member at Zion Lutheran Church in Warren and later a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Hillman.

Surviving are her husband, Walter; daughter, Rochelle Lynee Tassie; 4 granddaughters, Heather O’Born, Andrea (Luke) Kozlowski, Amy (Danilo) Riggio, Jessica Erickson; 3 great-grandchildren, Hailey, Raymond, Zachary; sister, Bernadine (Ralph) Thiel; 5 half-brothers, John Coombs, James Coombs, Jesse Coombs, Clyde Coombs, Ted Coombs; 1 half-sister, Patti; and several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Erickson was preceded in death by her son, Neil Erickson; son-in-law, Keith Tassie; and sister, Beverly Beaudoin.

Mrs. Erickson’s visitation will take place at the Bannan Funeral Home – Hillman on Sunday from 2-8 p.m. and continue Monday at Faith Lutheran Church from 9 a.m. until time of the funeral service at 10 a.m. with Rev. Thomas E. Smuda officiating.

Inurnment:  Hillman Rust Township Cemetery

Memorials:  Faith Lutheran Church or Hospice of Michigan


Charitable donations may be made to:

Faith Lutheran Church
24640 Veterans Memorial Highway, Hillman MI 49746

Hospice of Michigan
145 N. State Avenue, Alpena MI 49707
Tel: 1-989-358-4280



 Service Information

Visitation
Sunday
February 12, 2017

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bannan Funeral Home-Hillman
131 E. First Street
Hillman, MI 49734

Visitation
Monday
February 13, 2017

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church
24640 Veterans Memorial Highway
Hillman, MI 49746

Funeral Service
Monday
February 13, 2017

10:00 AM
Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church
24640 Veterans Memorial Highway
Hillman, MI 49746