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4/26/2013 11:30:00 AM
Jack Erickson
Jack Erickson
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Jack Erickson

Jack Arlie Erickson, 88, of Princeton died at 12:10 a.m. April 25, 2013, in Perry Memorial Hospital, Princeton.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Grant-Johnson Funeral Home, Princeton with the Rev.  John Erickson officiating. Burial will be at Elm Lawn Memorial Park, Princeton, with military rites by Princeton American Legion 125.

Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home.

Mr. Erickson was born Dec. 21, 1924, in Ohio, Ill., to John and Tillie (Miller) Erickson. He married Betty E. Foster on April 4, 1948, in Princeton.

He graduated from Bureau Township High School and served as a corporal in the U.S. Army during World War II and the Korean War.

He was a supervisor at LCN, Princeton. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Princeton, Princeton VFW and Princeton American Legion Post 125. He was a Mason.

Survivors are three daughters, Pamela Erickson, Jill (Kevin) Bullington and Tami (Jim) Zawacki, all of Princeton; one son, Alan Erickson of Princeton; three grandchildren, Shaun (Angela) Bullington, Hannah Erickson and Trace Erickson, all of Princeton; two great-grandchildren, John Thomas Bullington and Lily Marie Bullington of Princeton; three sisters, Alice Morris of Princeton, Helen (Gary) Vaughn of Princeton and Elsie Jackson of Dover; one brother, Robert Erickson of Princeton; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife on Jan. 4, 2006; two brothers, Art and Russell Erickson; and three sisters, Martha Hoffman, Minnie Shipp and Margaret Schaill.

Memorials may be directed to the donor’s choice.

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