Keith E. Erickson (1928 - 2017)

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  • "Keith was a great man my condolences go to Donna and her..."
    - Ruth Crawford
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Keith E. Erickson, age 88, of Hepburn Road, DuBois, Pa., died Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, at his home surrounded by the family he loved.
He was born Sept. 13, 1928, in Westfield, Pa., he was the son of the late Roy and Beulah (Works) Erickson.
He was a combat veteran in the U.S. Army, serving in the Korean War.
On May 2, 1951, he married Donna M. (Short) Erickson. She survives.
Keith retired after 38 years of service from Dominion Gas Company.
He was a member of the George D. Montgomery American Legion Post 17 and the James J. Patterson Post 813 Veterans of Foreign Wars. He also was a volunteer manager in the DuBois Little League for many years. He enjoyed golfing, reading, gardening and spending his winters in Myrtle Beach. Most of all he loved spending time with his family.
He is survived by one son, Brian Erickson and his wife Shelly; one daughter, Karen Spicher and her husband Rick; and daughter-in-law, Dee Erickson all of DuBois, Pa.; three sisters, Kathryn Philips, Carolyn Jacobson and Lorraine Drenzek; one brother, Larry Erickson; nine grandchildren: Peter Erickson (Dawn), Amie Erickson (Craig), Brian Erickson (Sarah), Sean Hoyt (Danielle), Deryk Spicher (Brandi), Kristy Himes (Ray), Ian Erickson, Bethany Erickson (Chris) and Jennie Erickson; nine great-grandchildren: Abby and Ryan Erickson, Charles and Kathryn Burke, Serenity, Mason, and Mila Hoyt and Jacquelyn and Tyler Spicher.
He was preceded in death by one son, Eric Erickson and an infant brother.
Visitation will be held on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc., DuBois.
A funeral service will be follow at noon Monday from the Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc., with the Rev. Butch Brunner officiating.
Interment will be in Luthersburg Union Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the DuBois Public Library, 31 S. Brady St., DuBois, PA 15801; and/or Salem United Methodist Church, 200 Carson Hill Road, DuBois, PA 15801; and/or a charity of donor's choice.
Online condolences may be sent to
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211 S Main St
Du Bois, PA 15801
(814) 371-2040
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Published in The Courier Express on Aug. 27, 2017
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