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Krista Erickson

Krista Erickson, age 53, of Rapid City, died Wednesday, October 18, 2006 at her residence. She was cremated and a memorial service was held.

Krista Kay Erickson was born on January 28, 1953, at Huron, South Dakota to Darles and Muriel (Yenney) Erickson. She was baptized April 5, 1953 at the First United Methodist Church in Huron, and confirmed May 1, 1966. Krista received her education at McKinley Grade School, Huron Junior High School, and graduated from Huron High School in 1971. She was in Girl Scouts, played the piano, and was in the Huron High School band. Krista attended Huron College for one year, and then graduated from Vo-Tech School in Sioux City, Iowa, with a Dental Assistant degree. Krista worked for dentists in Rapid City, and also became a certified EMT at Rapid City. In 1979, Krista married Tracy Krsnak, they were later divorced. She continued to live in Rapid City, and worked for Rev. Ron Hennies of the Episcopal Church in Rapid City for a number of years. Krista loved animals especially her dogs and cats. Her hobbies included gardening and photography. She particularly enjoyed hiking the Black Hills of South Dakota and watching figure skating.

She was preceded in death by her father, Darles Erickson, on August 16, 1976.

Krista is survived by her mother, Muriel Erickson, of Huron; and her sister, Jean Johansson, of Portland, Oregon.