Donald Erickson Obituary

Donald E. Erickson
Donald E. Erickson
Donald E. Erickson

December 3, 1957 - April 6, 2005
Born in Des Moines, IA
Resided in Pella, IA
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Donald E. Erickson, 47, formerly of Des Moines, died Wednesday, April 6, 2005 at Pella Regional Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, April 8 at Grandview Park Funeral Home. Private family burial will be at a later date.

Donald was born the son of Donald Erickson, Sr. and Jean Erickson on December 3, 1957 in Des Moines where he lived most of his life. He was a graduate of East High School and an Army Veteran who served in Korea as a military policeman. Donald was a self employed electrician and a member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Des Moines for over 40 years. He enjoyed fishing and was an avid chess player.

He is survived by his wife, Laura; daughter, Melissa VanDonselaar (Marc) of Pella; sons, Jonathan Erickson and Cody Butler of Pella and Richard Butler of Des Moines; two grandchildren, Alicia and Aidan; mother, Jean Erickson of Harwick, MA; father, Donald Erickson, Sr. of Lawrence, MO; brother, Eric Joseph Erickson of Miller, MO; sisters, Marci Gulick (David) of Mt. Vernon, MO, and Jeanie and Dr. Mark Moloian of Miller, MO; and five nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 7 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be directed to Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Pella Ambulance or Pella Regional Emergency Department.





Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Thursday, April 7, 2005
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Friday, April 8, 2005
1:00 PM


Pella Ambulance
Pella Regional Emergency Department