Mike W. Erickson

December 9, 1959 ~ November 25, 2023 (age 63) 63 Years Old

Mike Erickson Obituary

Mike W. Erickson passed away peacefully on November 25, 2023, surrounded by his loved ones.  A prayer service will be held on Friday December 15th, 2:00 pm at Riverside Lutheran Church in Wannaska, MN. 

Mike was born December 9, 1959, in Roseau, Minnesota to Adolph and Evelyn (Swanson) Erickson. He grew up on the family farm in rural Wannaska with his seven siblings. He attended pre-school and was confirmed at Riverside Lutheran Church in Wannaska.He graduated from Roseau High School in 1978. 

Mike went on to be a skilled laborer in many trades. Working on oil rigs in Oklahoma early in his career. Later moving to Arizona, where he got into the construction trade. He started out as a bricklayer and then found his passion for building. He moved back home to Wannaska, where he became a very skilled carpenter and built many homes for families throughout his years in the trade. He also helped his father with the family farm, raising Charolais cattle and growing seasonal crops.

Mike will be remembered for his love for fishing, hunting, and being outdoors. He loved spending time at deer camp with his family and friends. He particularly loved the summer heat and being around water. Whether it was at Springsteel Resort at Lake of the Woods or the Florida beaches. He had a passion for helping people with building projects and fixing things. He was a wonderful father, grandfather, and friend.

Mike is survived by his son, Adam (Heather) and his beloved grandchildren; Haiden and Heath. He is also survived by his parents; Adolph and Evelyn, brothers; Kim, Carson (Julie), Lyle (Renae) and two sisters; Dianne (Gary) Bergstrom and Connie Rutherford; sister-in-law, Kathy Erickson. As well as many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother Neal, his brother Lew and brother-in-law Robbie Rutherford. 

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Memorial Service
December 15, 2023

2:00 PM
Riverside Lutheran Church (Wannaska)


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