Archive for Thursday, September 20, 2001

Martin Erazmus


September 20, 2001

Mass of Christian Burial for Martin C. Erazmus, 39, Portland, Ore., were Tuesday, Sept. 18, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Burial was in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

Mr. Erazmus died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2001, in Colusa, Calif., after a truck accident.

He was born March 27, 1962, in Humbolt, Tenn., the son of Edward and Dorothy Erazmus. He graduated in 1980 from Perry-Lecompton High School. He also attended Kansas University.

Mr. Erazmus was a truck driver for Mercer Industries, Portland.

He married Maria DeJoode on Oct. 24, 1993. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include his parents, Lawrence; a daughter, Corin Erazmus, Portland; two sons, Brandon Erazmus and Samuel Erazmus, both of Portland; three sisters, Maria Gibson and Le-Thu Erazmus, both of Lawrence, and May Chilcoat, Eudora; and one brother, Joseph Erazmus, Lawrence.

The family suggests memorials to Birth Right, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, Lawrence.

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