Photo: Rebecca "Becky" Erickson of Morris 1945-2020
Rebecca Lou Erickson
(nee Harrington)

Rebecca Lou “Becky” Erickson, age 74, of Morris, was called to heaven on Monday, July 27, 2020 peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones.
Becky was born September 20, 1945 in Morris and was a lifelong resident. She attended Morris Community High School, Class of 1963 and was employed at Piggly Wiggly, Walgreens (downtown) and Morris Building and Loan for many years. Becky enjoyed helping and supporting others and spending time with her family, friends and co-workers. Becky loved planting and taking care of her flower beds and especially enjoyed her grandchildren’s sporting events and school concerts and programs.  She had a contagious smile with welcoming arms and always enjoyed being around others; “she never met a stranger”.
Survived by her loving husband, Sherwood “Woody” Erickson of 56 years; two children, Tracy (Matt) Wills and Craig (Pauline) Erickson; grandchildren, Laura (T.J.) Snode, Jessica Wills, Olivia Wills and Katelyn Erickson; great-grandchildren, Parker Wills and Emma Snode; two brothers, Harry (Roberta) Harrington and Doug (Georgann) Harrington; several nieces and nephews, Rob (Kay) Scaman, Rene Layman, Scott Scaman, Derek Harrington, Adam (Jen) Harrington, Chad (Danielle) Harrington and Alecia (Mike) Foote; numerous great-nieces and great-nephews also survive.
Preceded by her parents, Harry and Margaret (nee Kramer) Harrington; father In-law and mother In-law, Spencer and Thelma Erickson, Brother In-law and sister In-law, Kathy (nee Erickson) (Don) Wiess.
Visitation for Rebecca Erickson will be held Sunday, August 2, 2020 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. at the Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, 1201 W. Route 6 (at Deerpath Drive), Morris. 
Funeral services will be Monday, August 3, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home.  Interment will follow at Sample Cemetery in Morris.
Guests will be required to wear face masks and practice social distancing.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in her name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Grace Lutheran Church in Morris would be appreciated.
For more information, please call (815) 942-5040 or visit her Memorial Tribute at to leave a condolence or share a favorite memory.