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Mavis I. Erickstad

November 26, 1934 — June 24, 2019

Mavis I. Erickstad

Mavis I. Erickstad, 84 of Devils Lake, ND passed away on Monday, June 24, 2019 at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, ND.

Mavis Ione, daughter of Thelmer Clabo and Anna (Leon) Clabo-Sabin was born on November 26, 1934 in Northwood, ND. She was a baptized member of the Beaver Creek Lutheran Church. 

Mavis was united in marriage to Clayton Erickstad in August of 1961. They established their home on the Erickstad farm at rural Starkweather making it their home for 55 years.  They lived, worked side by side and raised their family on the farm.  In 2017 they moved to Devils Lake.

Mavis was a devoted wife and mother and the hard working farmer’s wife. She was an excellent cook and was famous for her baked goods.  Mavis was a people person, she loved to entertain and host family gatherings.  She never missed a chance to follow her boys in all of their school activities.  She was their biggest fan. 

In 1984, Mavis began a 25 year career in the Real Estate business working for Marge Kemmet and eventually she would own and operate her own business. She loved her work, meeting new people and making new friends and always doing her best to help her clients anyway she could. 

Mavis was an active member of Trinity-Bergen Lutheran Church and the WELCA and also was a Sunday School teacher.

Mavis is survived by her husband Clayton of nearly 58 years; sons Keith Erickstad, West Fargo, ND and Jamie (Susan) Erickstad, Sauk Rapids, MN; grandchildren Myranda and Austin; sisters Carolyn (Norm) Esterberg, Sauk Rapids, MN and Reany (Kevin) Riggin of Devils Lake.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son Scott; brothers Michael Sabin and Paul Sabin; step father Odin Sabin; in-laws Arthur and Esther Erickstad.

Funeral Services for Mavis will be held on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at the Gilbertson Funeral Home, Devils Lake with Reverend Lyle Belleque officiating. Burial will be in the Devils Lake Cemetery.

Visitation will be held at the Gilbertson Funeral Home on Friday, June 28th from 4:0O p.m. until 6:00 p.m. and will continue on Saturday morning from 11:30 a.m. until time of service.

Casket Bearers for Mavis will be Kevin Riggin, Craig Erickstad, Austin Erickstad, Mike Steffan, Rob Kueneman and Kaden Kueneman.  Music will be provided by Kendall Kueneman, soloist, congregational hymns and Jean Aardahl, pianist.  A special tribute by Myranda Erickstad and reading Scriptures will be Kamie Kueneman and Kori Van Liere.

 

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Past Services

Gathering of family and friends

Friday, June 28, 2019

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

Gilbertson-Gloger Funeral Home

509 U.S. Route 2, Devils Lake, ND 58301

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Funeral Service

Saturday, June 29, 2019

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Gilbertson-Gloger Funeral Home

509 U.S. Route 2, Devils Lake, ND 58301

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