Paul S. Erickson
1932 - 2020

Paul S. Erickson

February 14, 1932-November 17, 2020

Paul S. Erickson of Moline passed away on November 17, 2020.

Private services will be held at the family home. Mr. Erickson was born February 14, 1932 in Moline, and was married to Carol De Pooter at St. Mary's Catholic Church of Moline on August 25, 1956. He was preceded in death by his parents Erick and Florence Erickson and sister, Jean Johnson. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the 1st Covenant Church of Moline, Illinois, where he was a life-long member.

Paul graduated from the University of Illinois with a Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering. He also served in the U. S. Navy.

Paul enjoyed a rewarding career working at J. I. Case, E. G. Erickson Engineering Co., Deere & Co., and John Deere Harvester Works until his retirement.

Paul was an avid golfer and global traveler. He enjoyed memberships with the Elks, Friends Circle, Svithiod and Viking Clubs of Moline. He was also a life member of SME.

Paul cherished his wife, Carol of 64 years, his sons Paul E., of Lisbon, Iowa and Brian (Heather) of Lutz, Florida, and his daughters Brenda in Houston, Texas and Yvonne (Brian Murray) in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.

He loved visiting and spending vacations with his grand-children: Alexander, Gunnar, Evan, Quinn and Ellis Erickson, and Allyse and Conor Murray.

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Published by Quad-City Times on Nov. 20, 2020.
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Pamela jones
November 22, 2020
Pamela jones
November 22, 2020
Prayers to carol and all the kids and family I´m so very sad and sorry for the loss of of Paul he and carol were 1st class couple. And Paul was kind and will be missed by my mother Sharon Byles/ Snyder Sends all her love and prayers to carol and kids. And family Paul and carol were her best friends since school she loved them like family. Love and prayers from Pamela and Sharon
Pamela jones
November 22, 2020
My condolences to the family. Virtual hugs and thoughts of peace through these hard times.
Colleen Crew
November 21, 2020
So sorry to hear of Paul´ passing. Keeping you and your family in my prayers
Jan Cruson Byerly
November 20, 2020