Harvey Gunnar Erickson

Harvey G. Erickson, born in Lysvik, Sweden and resident of Colorado Springs for 25 years, entered Heaven to be with Jesus and his wife Virginia. He will be greatly missed by his children Jim (Anita) and Bonnie (Jack), his 8 grandchildren, and his 6 great-grandchildren. Harvey served his country in WWII as a B-24 nose gunner, successfully completing 35 missions. He spent 40 years as a wood pattern maker for Arrow Pattern and Foundry, Chicago. In retirement, Harvey used wood to create many magnificent works of art and furniture for his family.

Published in The Gazette on Dec. 6, 2012