|Birth: ||Oct. 28, 1938|
|Death: ||Mar. 10, 2004|
ARTHUR O. "ART" ERICKSON; 401 E. 72nd Street North, Sioux Falls, SD; Died: Wednesday, March 10, 2004; Sioux Falls, SD; Age: 65 years, 4 months, 12 days;
VISITATION~2:00 PM Thursday, March 11, 2004 at George Boom Funeral Home wth the family present from 7:00 - 8:00 PM to greet friends.
FUNERAL SERVICE~ 10:00 AM Friday, March 12, 2004 at George Boom Funeral Home, Sioux Falls, SD; Rev. Bill Carpenter, Officiating.
INTERMENT~ Berg Cemetery, Renner, SD.
PALLBEARERS~ Dave Schwab,Al Riley,Bobby Ramsey, Jack DeVaney, Eric Prince,Jose Melgoza.
Arthur Owen Erickson, son of Ole Maurice and Anna (Sjodin) Erickson, was born October 28, 1938 at Sioux Falls, SD. He helped on the family farm near Renner and he graduated from Brandon High School in 1956. He continued farming with his brother for many years.
Art was united in marriage with Beverly Jean Goetschius on November 21, 1959 at Renner, SD. To this union was born their children, Ruth Ann, Donald Owen, and Evelyne Jean. He worked as a truck driver for Sunshine Food Markets from 1961 – 1991 at which time he took early retirement due to his health.
Art was actively involved in his church as an Elder, and served as a Chaplain for the Church of God to minister to nursing homes and hospitals. He was active in the M-2 Program at the South Dakota State Penitentiary. Art was a long-time member of the Sheriff's Association. He enjoyed hunting, target shooting, and spending time with his grandchildren.
Grateful for having shared his life are his wife, Beverly, Sioux Falls, SD; three children, Ruth Brekke and her husband, Scott, Sioux Falls, SD, Donald Erickson, Rice Lake, WI, Evelyne Rice and her husband, Brian, St. Libory, NE; nine grandchildren; one brother, Oliver M. Erickson and his wife, Kaye, Chandler, AZ; a half-sister, Inez Sjodin Hansen, Duluth, MN; and numerous other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a half-brother, Elton Sjodin; and a half-sister, Gladys Sjodin.
Relatives and friends are invited to gather with the family for lunch and fellowship at George Boom Funeral Home following the committal service.
Beverly Jean Goetschius Erickson (1940 - 2013)*
South Dakota, USA
Created by: Christin Bartels
Record added: Sep 25, 2011
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