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Audrey S. Erickson, 96, of Rockford, died peacefully at 5 p.m. at Alden Debes Nursing Home. Born April 17, 1921 in Rockford, daughter of J. August and Ida (Granquist) Dahlstrand. Attended Rockford Public Schools. Married Kenneth R. Erickson on December 24, 1938 in Iowa. He predeceased her on May 24, 1990. She was a homemaker and talented seamstress making wedding, prom and dance dresses over the years as well as her own clothes. She enjoyed cooking, gardening and playing cards. In later years she owned and operated a toy bank manufacturing business with her husband. More recently, she liked to read novels and solve word puzzles to keep her mind sharp.

Survivors include her sons, Terry Erickson and Bradley (Tamara) Erickson; grandchildren, Jennifer (Matt) Wroblewski, Amanda (Kevin) Ruth, James (Sarah) Erickson, Robert Erickson (Rachael Welte); great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents; husband, Kenneth; brothers, Jarl, Carl and Laverne Dahlstrand.

Memorial Service at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 3rd at Sunset Funeral Home, 8800 N. Alpine Rd, Machesney Park. Visitation at 10 a.m. until time of service. Entombment was held privately. Memorials to the charity of your choice. To share a condolence