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Ed Erickson

October 13, 1947 — July 8, 2023

Ed Erickson

Ed Erickson, 75, of New Boston, Illinois passed away Saturday, July 8, 2023 at Genesis Medical Center, Aledo.


Visitation is Wednesday, July 12th from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Dennison Funeral Home, Aledo.  Private graveside services, with military rites, will be held in Conesville Cemetery.  Memorials may be left for the family.


Ed was born October 13, 1947 in Moline, Illinois the son of Delbert and Muriel Lee Erickson.  The 1965 graduate of Sherrard High School went on to serve in the United States Army from 1966 – 1969.  On December 31, 1984 he married Kathy Everett in Muscatine.  Ed worked as a maintenance engineer for the City of New Boston from 1975 – 2010.  In his free-time, he liked to help out friends and tinker on cars.  Ed had a love of Fords, and his 1970 Ford Fairlane.  His greatest joy was time spent with family, especially his grandkids.


Those left to cherish his memory are his wife:  Kathy Erickson of New Boston; daughter and son-in-law and their children:  Jennifer and Ben Sanberg with Charlotte and Brady of Kirkwood; sons and their children:  Scott Erickson with Jeremiah and Keturah and Jason Erickson with Derrick; and his siblings:  Bonnie Erickson, Ken Erickson, Bob Erickson, and Bill Erickson.


He was preceded in death by his parents, and sister:  Joyce Erickson Mittlestaed.


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Wednesday, July 12, 2023

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Dennison Funeral Home - Aledo

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