Erickson, Theodore D. 86

Theodore D. Erickson

Erickson, Theodore D. Age 86, of Minneapolis, passed away November 9, after a long struggle with Alzheimer's Disease. Born in Farwell, MN and raised in Low ry, a town to which he remained devoted throughout his life. A graduate of North Dakota State University, he worked for 42 years in a variety of engineering and management roles at the Northern Ordnance Division of FMC Corporation, retiring in 1994. He was a member of Bethlehem Covenant Church in Minneapolis for over 50 years, and served on the board of Minnehaha Academy, among a range of other service activities. An expert and meticulous woodworker, an avid golfer, and an impeccable dresser, he will be missed by all who knew him. Preceded in death by his parents Axel and Judith Erickson, and by his beloved wife of 52 years Marilyn Erickson. Survived by his children Peggy Erickson, Paul Erickson (Jennifer Brady); his grandson Charles Erickson; and his brothers John (Janet) Erickson and Daniel (Joan) Erickson. Memorials are preferred to Bethlehem Covenant Church, or to the Culture and Language Programs at the American Swedish Institute. Memorial service Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 10 AM at Bethlehem Covenant Church, 3141 43rd Ave. So. Minneapolis. Visitation will be from 4-7 PM on Monday, November 13 at Nokomis Park Chapel and one hour before the service at the church on Tuesday. Nokomis Park Chapel 612-721-1651 1838 E. Minnehaha Parkway.