Cora G. Erickson, 85, of Menominee, passed away on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at Bay Area Medical Center. She was born on January 23, 1929, to the late William and Mae (Michaud) Kintgen in Iron Mountain, Mich.
  On April 29, 1956, Cora married Ralph G. Erickson; he preceded her in death on February 12, 1976. Cora was a homemaker enjoying taking care of her children and grandchildren. She was very proud to have gone back to school to get her diploma from Menominee High School in 1982. Cora enjoyed knitting, being outdoors, and playing cribbage. She loved to spend time with her family; especially her grandchildren. She was a member of Community Covenant Church.
 Cora is survived by two sons: Lee and John Erickson of Menominee; three daughters: Joyce (Clarence) Allgeyer of Wallace, Patty (Jerry) Beechner of Peshtigo, and Marilyn (Gary) Parrett of Marinette; 13 grandchildren, including Jamie Beechner who cared for her; 18 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; a sister, Rose Saunier of Marinette; and a brother, David Kintgen of Carbondale, Mich. In addition to her husband, Ralph, she was preceded in death by four sisters: Edith, Alice, Vivian and Mary “Jean” and three brothers: Phillip, Robert and Charles.
  Visitation will be on Tuesday, July 8th at Thielen Funeral Home in Marinette from 4 to 6 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at 6 p.m.
   Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.