Kenneth Richard Erickson, 63, of Vermillion passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011 at his home in Vermillion.
Memorial service was on Monday, Jan. 17, 2011 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Vermillion. Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral service on Monday.
Richard was born on Jan. 29, 1947 in Vermillion, to Kenneth and Helen (Peterson) Erickson. He attended high school in Vermillion, and served in the Navy. He married Catherine Schroeder on Dec. 31, 1969, and enjoyed many years together until Catherine passed away on June 17, 2002.
Richard was a member of the VFW in Vermillion and an avid outdoorsman � he loved hunting, fishing and trapping. He loved his family and will be dearly missed.
Richard is survived by his sons, Kenneth Erickson of Toluca, IL and Jamie (Janet) Erickson of Vermillion; seven grandchildren; mother, Helen Moore of Vermillion; and sister, Sandra (Howard) Ernest of Columbus, NE.
He is preceded in death by his father, Kenneth Erickson; and his sister, Linda Amundson.
Condolences may be posted online at www.koberfuneralhome.com.
Iverson-Siecke-Kober Funeral Home, Vermillion, is in charge of arrangements.