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December 1, 2022

10/17/2022 12:27:00 PM
Erickson, Donna Jane

Donna Jane Erickson, age 92 of Dodgeville, died peacefully at home Friday October 7, 2022 due to age-related heart attack. She was born July 9, 1930, the daughter of Esther and Oscar Lenz of Greenville, WI. She was a graduate of Appleton High School and St. Olaf College and was married for 63 years to Forrest "Woody" Erickson with whom she worked alongside supporting his State Farm insurance agency for 50 years in Dodgeville. Their many customers were cherished like friends. Donna was also a substitute teacher for many years. In the community, she was a member of Dodgeville Cultural Arts, Dodgeville Federated Woman's Club and Women's Church Circle at Grace Lutheran Church Dodgeville. Jesus was her lord and savior. She was a source of devoted loving support to family and friends, as well as her 4-legged friends, and will be missed by all.

Donna is survived by her sons, Timothy of Appleton and Gregory of Dodgeville; her daughter, Karen of Orland Park, IL; grandchildren, Melody of Colorado and James (wife Taylor) of the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Kentucky; 2 great granddaughters, 2 great grandsons, a niece, Sandra Haase of Mankato, MN as well as many cousins.

Memorial services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 29, 2022 at Grace Lutheran Church in Dodgeville with Pastor Mark Williamson officiating. Friends may call at the church on Saturday beginning at 1:00 p.m. Inurnment will be in Grace Lutheran Cemetery in Winchester, WI at a later date. Memorials to the Dodgeville Area Scholarship Foundation will be greatly appreciated. The Lulloff-Peterson-Houck Funeral Home, Dodgeville, is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at

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