Arlene M. Erickson
Date of Birth
May 26, 1927
Wahoo, Nebraska
Entered into Rest
April 25, 2022
Lincoln, Nebraska
Funeral Service Directions

Friday, April 29, 2022 ~ 2:00 p.m.
Svoboda Funeral Home ~ Wahoo, Nebraska
Interment at Sunrise Cemetery ~ Wahoo, Nebraska

Visitation Directions

Friday, April 29, 2022 ~ 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Svoboda Funeral Home ~ Wahoo, Nebraska


Saunders County Historical Society & Museum
240 N. Walnut Street
Wahoo, Nebraska 68066

Arlene M. Erickson, 94 of Lincoln, formerly of Wahoo passed away Monday, April 25, 2022.  She was born May 26, 1927 in Wahoo to Harry and Ruth (Wolter) Schmidt.  She graduated from Wahoo High School in 1945 and later graduated from Luther College in Wahoo.  Arlene worked for the Superintendent of Wahoo High School for many years.  She was united in marriage to Donald L. “Jake” Yarmon on September 20, 1947 in Wahoo.  From this union two children were born, Michael and Julie. In 1971 Jake passed away.  On August 10, 1974 she married E. Gerald Erickson.

Arlene was a former member of the First Congregational Church in Wahoo.  She enjoyed playing Bridge/cards, crossword puzzles, traveling and cooking family meals.

Arlene is survived by children, Michael (Tammy) Yarmon, Julie Thomsen; step-children, Rick (Marline) Erickson, Skip (Anne) Erickson; grandchildren, Brittany, Joshua, Matthew; step-grandchildren, Kristin, Becky, Gigi, Robin, Christopher, Alicia, Michael, Kellie; 14 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Ruth Schmidt; husbands, Donald L. “Jake” Yarmon, E. Gerald Erickson; step-son, Edd (Judy) Erickson.

Condolences for Arlene M. Erickson
  1. Shirley Cobb
    • April 27, 2022 - 3 weeks ago

    Sorry for the loss of your Mother! Sending prayers for you and your family!

  2. Richard Scholz
    • April 28, 2022 - 3 weeks ago

    Sorry for your loss. God Bless. Richard and Linda

  3. Gene Harris
    • April 29, 2022 - 3 weeks ago

    We are so sorry for the loss of your Mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Gene and Kerri Harris

  4. Kent Pearson
    • April 30, 2022 - 3 weeks ago

    My sincere condolences to you and your family. Kent and Laurie

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