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Margarette Ann Erickson

October 27, 1944 ~ August 20, 2021 (age 76)


Margarette Ann Erickson, age 76, of Cicero, IN passed away August 20, 2021 at Hamilton Trace Senior Living in Fishers, IN.

She was born October 27, 1944 at Bunker Hill, Indiana to Donald Raymond and Alma Gertrude (Smith) Sharp.  She was raised in Wawpecong, Indiana and graduated from Clay Township High School.

She married Carl Eric Manfred Erickson II who preceded her in death in 1973.  Being industrious, she became self employed and tackled several jobs that included Maggies Tone & Tan, Maggies Pet Sitting Service, and MJM Tours where she and her sister planned and hosted tours to Branson, Missouri.  She also worked at Cardwell Tax Service.

She moved to Leesburg, Florida in 2002 where she volunteered at Dog Park, operated Maggie's Dog Sitting, and became a member of P.A.W.'s Therapy with her buddy "Buster".  She also enjoyed painting landscapes, reading, and walking.  Being very outgoing she made friends easily and was also a compassionate and very giving person.  She loved gatherings with her family and close friends.   In 2009 she retired and moved back to Cicero to be near her family.

She is survived by a son: Carl Eric Manfred Erickson III, and wife Melody of Cicero, IN, grandchildren: Karyn McConnell, Layla, Erickson, Allie Erickson, Chris Erickson, great-grand children: Kate, LeAnn and Thomas Gunn, sister: Janet Rader,  plus many nieces, nephews, friends and a "daughter in heart" Marchele "Shelly" Taylor.

Preceding her in death in addition to her parents and her husband is a daughter: Tammi Prey, and brothers: Ronald Sharp and Garry Sharp.

No arrangements are planned at this time.  Hartley Funeral Homes Cicero Chapel is entrusted with her care and where you may send condolences at

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