Denis Wayne Ericson East Lansing Denis Wayne Ernest Ericson died Sunday, February 23, 2014 at the age of 85. He was born on August 29, 1928 in Detroit, Michigan. He was a member of the Williamston Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He had no survivors. He was a graduate of Adrian College, Adrian Michigan and studied at Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary, Evanston, Illinois. He was a former pastor of St. Andrew Orthodox Catholic Church, East Lansing, Michigan from 1953 to 1956. He was a Certified Social Worker, and was Chaplain of the Boys Training School in Lansing, Michigan for 18 years. He was a Life Member of the Michigan Academy of Science Arts and Letters and the Valaam Society of America. Visitation will be held Wednesday, February 26, 2014 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Gorsline Runciman Funeral Home in East Lansing and at 11am at the Church prior to the funeral services. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 12pm at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 431 East Saginaw, East Lansing, Michigan, with Bishop Landon Barlett presiding. Burial will be at East Lawn Memory Gardens, Okemos, Michigan. Memorial contributions may be made to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for the Missionary Training Center, 2005 North 900 East, Provo, Utah 84604. The family is being served by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, East Lansing Chapel. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.greastlansing.com
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Published in Lansing State Journal on Feb. 27, 2014