October 21, 2021
Ruth Eileen (Appleby) Erickson, 88, died at her home in Courtland on Monday, Oct. 11, 2021. She was born Jan. 26,1933, to Howard and Argie (Pierce) Appleby near Formoso, Kan. She graduated from Courtland High School in 1950 and attended Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina. In 1954, she married Dale R. Erickson of Courtland, where they made their home. To this union, four children were born: Julie, Randall, Edward and Susan.
She worked for the Swedish American State Bank of Courtland for 26 years. Dale and Eileen made lifelong friends traveling on many bus tours over the years and the...