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.

ARRANGEMENTS BY GRANDVIEW PARK FUNERAL HOME.

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

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Pella Ambulance
Pella Regional Emergency Department