Thomas Ira Erickson, 75, of Ericson, Nebraska, died September 10, 2017, at the Valley County Health Systems Hospital in Ord, Nebraska.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, September 15, 2017 at the United Methodist Church in Ericson, Nebraska. Burial will be in the Bartlett Cemetery in Bartlett, Nebraska. Pastor Duane Waddle will officiate. Visitation will be Thursday from 5 – 7 p.m. at Hitchcock Funeral Home in Burwell, Nebraska. Memorials are suggested to the Ericson Methodist Church or the Red Cross.
Tom was born April 1, 1942 in Omaha, Nebraska to Ira and Lola Jeanette (Slone) Erickson.
Tom graduated from Burwell High School in 1960.
Tom is survived by his wife Dawn Erickson of Ericson, Nebraska. Eight children, Roxi Erickson of
Omaha, Nebraska, Karlene and Mike Herrell of Westfield, Indiana, Darrin and Jeannie Erickson of Ericson, Nebraska, Craig and Shannon Erickson of Ft. Benning, Georgia, Brenda Erickson of Nebraska City, Nebraska, Sonja Zerr of McCook, Nebraska, Mitchell Erickson of Ericson, Nebraska and Margo Erickson of Lincoln, Nebraska. Fourteen grandchildren and one great-grandchild and a sister, Kathy and Don Gordon of LeMars, Iowa.
Tom was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Todd.