BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The Kern County Sheriff’s Office says a 20-year employee at the office died Sunday.
The sheriff’s office said KCSO support technician Vicky Erickson died on Dec. 1 and was recently diaganosed with cancer.
Erickson worked at the sheriff’s office until she was diagnosed this fall.
The sheriff’s office said she coached, encouraged, trained hundreds of deputies and other officers during her time.
“She will be greatly missed,” officials said.
Erickson’s family announced services will be held next week at the St. Francis Assisi Church on H Street. A rosary ceremony and viewing will be held Tuesday, Dec. 10 beginning at 5 p.m. A funeral service is scheduled for Dec. 11 at 10 a.m.
A graveside service will follow at Greenlawn Mortuary Southwest on Panama Lane.