Roy John Ericksen

Born in Trout Lake, Minnesota

Resided in Madison, Tennessee

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Roy John Ericksen, age 94 of Madison, passed away on October 30, 2015.

He was born on March15, 1921 to the late August Henry and Minnie Shulc Erickson in Trout Lake, Minnesota.

Mr. Ericksen was a proud Army Veteran serving in WWII. After the war he worked as a small engine repair man, a logger in Oregon and a Landscaper there was hardly anything that he couldn’t do.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Ericksen is preceded in death by his wife of 47 years Helga Ericksen, brother, Henry Erickseon, and sister, Dorothy Ostberg.

He is survived by his wife of 20 years Annie Ericksen, children, Bernice (Larry) Kindall and Vernon (Zeyla) Ericksen; grandchildren, LeRoy (Julie) Ericksen, Jimmy (Rhonda) Ericksen, and Gloria (Bob) Farmer; 6 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren and nieces, Janice (Larry) Philbreck and Jo Anne (Dean) Schneider.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 10am in the Chapel of Cole & Garrett Funeral Home with Reverend Jimmy Snow officiating. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 9am until the hour of service. Burial will follow at 1pm in the Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery.

2 Comments to Mr. Roy John Ericksen

  1. Mary and Shellee
    November 5, 2015 6:30 pm

    We will miss you much. At least you aren’t suffering any more.

  2. Janice Philbrick
    November 6, 2015 12:08 am

    My dearest uncle,

    May you rest in peace and we will see each other again in heaven. Thank you for all of the wonderful phone calls and many laughs that we had. I cherish them forever. You have been wonderful to me. You have out lived your brother Henry, and your sister Dorothy by many years!!! To say the least you were very tough!!!! I will never forget you and how wonderful you were with me. May you rest peacefully until we are together again. I loved you so much. y thoughts are with you always.
    Your niece Janice

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