John Erickson

Service

Date: Wed, August 9, 2017
Start time: 10:30 am
Location:
Holy Trinity Catholic Church
Address:
2926 Beaver Ave, Des Moines
Arrangements By:
Merle Hay Funeral Home

Visitation

Date: Tue, August 8, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location:
Merle Hay Funeral Home
Address:
4400 Merle Hay Rd, Des Moines

John Erickson

John Raymond Erickson, 73, passed away at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, surrounded by his family on August 5, 2017. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 A.M., Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church: 2926 Beaver Ave, Des Moines. Visitation will take place from 6-8 P.M., Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at Merle Hay Funeral Home: 4400 Merle Hay Rd, Des Moines.

Left to cherish his memory include, his wife of almost 47 years: Peggy; children: Jennifer (Sue Hall) Erickson, Jessica (Bob) Whritenour, Jeffrey Erickson, Mark Erickson, Lori Erickson, Jim Erickson, and Tim Erickson; grandchildren: Heath Hall-Erickson, Vaughn Whritenour, Bryan Erickson; father: Ray Erickson; and sister: Patti Horrigan.

John was preceded in death by his mother, Ruth Erickson.

He will be remembered as an avid golfer, a lifelong carpenter, and friend of Bill W.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be directed to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society.

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