Obituaries

Nicole Foyt
B: 1991-10-08
D: 2019-08-14
View Details
Foyt, Nicole
Molly Henning
B: 1956-09-07
D: 2019-08-09
View Details
Henning, Molly
Nancy Mitchell
B: 1926-10-24
D: 2019-08-09
View Details
Mitchell, Nancy
Clifford Woida
B: 1932-09-07
D: 2019-08-08
View Details
Woida, Clifford
Grace Byers
B: 1935-10-24
D: 2019-08-07
View Details
Byers, Grace
Bernard Leach
B: 1929-03-02
D: 2019-07-31
View Details
Leach, Bernard
James Budd
B: 1933-02-13
D: 2019-07-29
View Details
Budd, James
Ronald Miller
B: 1970-09-30
D: 2019-07-27
View Details
Miller, Ronald
Shannon Flaten
B: 1995-03-22
D: 2019-07-26
View Details
Flaten, Shannon
Carla Kaufmann
B: 1935-06-12
D: 2019-07-20
View Details
Kaufmann, Carla
LaVerne Torborg
B: 1938-04-09
D: 2019-07-17
View Details
Torborg, LaVerne
Jean Strohm
B: 1930-01-09
D: 2019-07-15
View Details
Strohm, Jean
Robert Blake
B: 1951-07-10
D: 2019-07-15
View Details
Blake, Robert
Thomas Nordlie
B: 1965-05-22
D: 2019-07-15
View Details
Nordlie, Thomas
Leona Ann Lindner
B: 1940-10-06
D: 2019-07-11
View Details
Lindner, Leona Ann
Earl Heyerdahl
B: 1926-09-25
D: 2019-07-11
View Details
Heyerdahl, Earl
Philip Allmon
B: 1944-06-26
D: 2019-07-10
View Details
Allmon, Philip
J. L. Atteberry
B: 1923-05-26
D: 2019-07-10
View Details
Atteberry, J. L.
Barbara McMurtry
B: 1932-12-04
D: 2019-07-10
View Details
McMurtry, Barbara
Kathleen Kohn
B: 1948-07-25
D: 2019-07-08
View Details
Kohn, Kathleen
Nila Erlander
B: 1932-03-14
D: 2019-07-05
View Details
Erlander, Nila

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
16394 Glory Lane
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Phone: (952) 949-4970
Fax: (952) 949-5947
Donald Erickson

Donald Charles "Don" Erickson

Thursday, June 12th, 1930 - Friday, March 8th, 2019
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Donald Erickson, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family of Donald Erickson with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Obituary

Erickson, Donald Charles

Age 88 of Anoka, MN passed away on March 8, 2019. Preceded in death by parents Magnus and Mayme Erickson and sisters June Duerr and Berdetta Gardner. Don was welcomed into Heaven by granddaughter Jenna Grace Paschke. Don was born in McIntosh, MN on June 12, 1930. His family moved to Anoka when he was nine years old. Don graduated from Anoka High School in 1948, where he began his illustrious basketball career and played on a state championship team. He went on to play basketball at Iowa State Teacher’s College, where he was a stand-out guard standing only 5’9’’ tall. Don earned his teaching degree in 1952 and then enlisted in the army during the Korean War. He proudly served his country as a sergeant, while stationed in Chicago, Don married his sweetheart, Lillian, while on a three day pass on March 28, 1953. Lillian joined him in Chicago to finish out his service. The couple returned to Anoka in 1954, where Don began a long career as a custom woodworker. He was a master craftsman who could figure anything out with wood. Don was a lifetime member of the American Legion, Post 102. Don is survived by his dear wife, Lillian, his daughters Linda Erickson (David), Laurie Williams (Jeff), Kris Prince (Steven), Holly Paschke (Steve), eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren. A funeral service for Don will be held on Wednesday (3/13) at 11 AM at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 301 County Rd. 19, Excelsior with visitation starting at 10 AM. Interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery at 2:00 p.m.

Huber Funeral & Cremation Services
Excelsior Chapel 952-474-9595
Read Less

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, March 13th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, March 13th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Mount Calvary Lutheran Church
    Address
    301 County Road 19
    EXCELSIOR, MN 55331
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Wednesday, March 13th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, March 13th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Mount Calvary Lutheran Church
    Address
    301 County Road 19
    EXCELSIOR, MN 55331
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Pastor Dave Olson
  • Interment

    Location
    Fort Snelling National Cemetery
    Address
    7601 34th Ave S,
    MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55450
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    at 2:00 PM

Affiliations

  • Army

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Donald here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
DM

Dave, Mary, Megan, Molly and Max

Posted at 10:37am
Dearest Holly, Steve, Jordan (Drake) & Jess, Our thoughts, prayers, love & hugs are with you always. With our deepest sympathy,
Flower Image

Dave, Mary, Megan, Molly and Max purchased flowers for the family of Donald Erickson. Send Flowers

JF

Janie Sterriker & the entire Sterriker family

Posted at 04:36pm
We are fondly remembering Don. Wishing you peace & comfort as you mourn. Sending you all our thoughts and prayers for peace & comfort.
Flower Image

Janie Sterriker & the entire Sterriker family purchased flowers for the family of Donald Erickson. Send Flowers

Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album