Anna Jean Erickson, age 77, of Johnsburg, died Saturday, November 15, 2008.
She was born June 8, 1931 in Somerton, Arizona to Otis and Elizabeth (Sylvester) Shipp.
A resident of Johnsburg since 1958, Anna was a homemaker the majority of her life. She was a member of the Auxiliary to Northern Illinois Medical Center for over 15 years, and a member of Faith Presbyterian Church.
Anna was an avid bowler at Raymond’s Bowl in Johnsburg, she was a great gardener and loved tending to her flower beds.
She is survived by four sons, Michael (Denise) Erickson of Downers Grove, Robert (Wanita) Erickson of Pell Lake, WI., Steven (Doris) Erickson of McHenry, Kurt Erickson of Johnsburg; most loving friend, Hollis Orzech of Johnsburg; seven grandchildren, Bethany, Daniel, Heather, Jenny, Eric, Jackie (Dan) Beattie, and Thomas; three great grandchildren, Ethan, Emily and Laine; and a brother Robert (Angie) Shipp of Yuma, AZ.
She was preceded in death by her husband Roy on October 27, 1991; and her parents.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Friday, November 21, 2008 at Justen Funeral Home & Crem0.atory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, Il 60050.
Visitation will continue on Saturday, November 22, from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service at Faith Presbyterian Church, 2107 W. Lincoln Road, McHenry, Il.
Interment will be in Ridgewood Cemetery, Des Plaines.
For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, the family suggests memorials to the Les Turner ALS Foundation, 5550 W. Touhy Ave. Suite 302, Skokie, IL 60077.
For information, call the funeral home at 815-385-2400. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.justenfh.com.