Nancy J. Gullikson | Morris Nilsen Funeral Chapel

December 5, 1955 - April 16, 2019

Nancy J. Gullikson

Age 63, passed away peacefully on April 16, 2019 at her home in Eagan, MN. Nancy was born in Minneapolis, MN on December 5, 1955 to the late Harold and Dorothy Gullikson. She was a graduate of Bloomington Jefferson High School, Normandale Community College, and the University of Minnesota where she earned both her Bachelors and Masters Degrees. After one year at Normandale, she went to Brazil for a year and taught English. While there she worked with other Americans and formed cherished, lifelong friendships with them. After college she worked two years for a rural telephone company in Devils Lake, ND. While there she met a local farmer, Kevin Erickson, who became her loving husband. Nancy and Kevin were married in 1988 and enjoyed over 30 years together. They enjoyed traveling in the U.S. and Mexico, spending a month in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico each winter. After retirement they spent winters in Mesa, AZ and returned to Minnesota and to their farm near Sheyenne, ND in the summer. Nancy enjoyed gardening, cooking, and spending time with family and friends. Nancy is survived by her husband, Kevin Erickson; sister, Kay (Ken) Steffenson; brothers, Gary Gullikson and James (Joy) Gullikson; and nine nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents; step-mother, Reidun (Johnson) Gullikson; and step-brother, Kent Johnson.


  1. Peter W Johnson says:

    This was a beautiful remembrance of Nancy. Thank you.

  2. Sue Carlson says:

    This is such a beautiful picture of Nancy. I cherish our 44-year friendship. I will never forget our adventures in Brazil in 1975 and pretty much every 5 years since then in different locations all over the country. She has always been very important to me.

  3. Carolyn Handlos says:

    Kevin and family,
    Our deepest sympathy to you and your family in the loss of Nancy. Loving thoughts and prayers sent your way.

  4. Gary Tschetter says:

    So very sorry to read of your loss. My thoughts and prayers to you Kevin.

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