ERICKSON, JOHN EMIL - Lincoln County, South Dakota | JOHN EMIL ERICKSON - South Dakota Gravestone Photos


Trinity Lutheran - Tea Cemetery
Lincoln County,
South Dakota

Apr 15, 1949 - Dec 9, 2003

John Emil Erickson, son of Howard and Esther (Fast) Erickson, was born April 15, 1949 at Pipestone, MN. He grew up and received his education in Sherman, SD and Garretson, SD. John enlisted in the Job Corps and worked in Idaho for two years. He then moved to Minneapolis, MN, where he received janitorial service training. He worked in the Minneapolis area for 11 years. John moved back to Sioux Falls where he worked at John Rentschler's service station for 18 years. He then moved on to construction work. John was most recently employed as a finisher at Showplace Wood Products in Harrisburg. John enjoyed country living, traveling, archery and working with his dad. He was very devoted to his family. John was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Tea. Grateful for having shared his life are his parents, Howard and Eileen Erickson, Sioux Falls, SD; four brothers, Eric Erickson, Sioux Falls, SD, Kenneth Cressman and his wife, Jackie, Canton, SD, Walt Cressman and his wife, Gwen, Duluth, MN, Keith Cressman and his wife, Janet, Germantown, MD; five sisters, Trish Esche and her husband, Gale, Canton, SD, Nina Nelson and her husband, Michael, Sioux Falls, SD, Dona Fernandes and her husband, Jason, West Palm Beach, FL, Virginia Fatella, Hemet, CA, Victoria Fatella, Hemet, CA; several aunts and uncles, including George and Iva Johnson, Melanie Grooms, Emily Pederson, Helen and Doug Hammer; and a host of other relatives and friends. John was preceded in death by his grandparents; a brother, Darin Butler and an uncle, Lloyd Pederson.

Photo & research by Gene Hammerstrom
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Contributed on 7/26/11 by revilo
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Submitted: 7/26/11 • Approved: 7/26/11 • Last Updated: 8/13/15 • R124386-G0-S3

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