It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear beloved husband and father LeRoy (Lee) Erickson. Lee passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, March 28, 2007, after a short and courageous battle with cancer at the age of 71 years.
Lee was born in Midale, SK on March 11, 1936. Following his graduation from Midale High School he married LaVonne and moved to Langley, BC. Lee returned to the Midale area in 1957 to pursue a career in the Oil and Gas Industry. He and his family moved to Calgary in 1969. Lee retired after thirty-five years, returning to Midale often.
Lee is survived by his wife LaVonne; their children Terry, Darryl (Loretta), Susan (Larry), Shari (Jim); eight grandchildren, Scott, Tara, Lindsay, David, Kathy, Melissa, Samantha and Joey; his mother Della; six sisters, Shirley (Ray), Doreen (Aub), Jean (Morley), Grace, Joyce and Myrna (Nigel); four brothers, Murray (Kathy), Ron (Jean), Neil (Wanda), Jim (Cindy); and numerous nieces and nephews. Lee was predeceased by an infant sister Christina and his father Alfred.
Funeral Services will be held in Midale, SK at the First Baptist Church on Tuesday, April 3, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Westphalia Cemetery in Midale, SK. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 215 – 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 1A2 Telephone: (403) 205-3966, or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th St. N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca.
In living memory of LeRoy Erickson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences