Patricia Erickson, a member of St. Joseph Parish here, died April 10. She was 78.

Mrs. Erickson was born Nov. 13, 1935 in Alberta, Canada. She graduated from the University of Portland with honors with a bachelor's degree in Nursing and completed the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program at the University of Washington. She was a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and worked in hospitals, public health, international health and home health. She worked in New York, Washington D.C., Washington, Oregon, California and Cambodia.

She is survived by her son and his wife, Mike and Cathy Erickson; four grandchildren and great-nieces Jordan and Haley Satterfield.

A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Joseph's Catholic Church at 10 a.m. am Monday, April 14.