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ERICKSON, Milton Irvin

March 16, 1938 – Shaunavon, Saskatchewan
May 16, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta

Milton (Milt) Irvin Erickson of Calgary, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at the age of 81 years after a long and courageous struggle with cancer.

Milt was born and raised on a farm in Scotsguard, Saskatchewan. As a young man, Milt moved to Regina where he met and married Audrey. They moved to Saskatoon while Milt attended the University of Saskatchewan. After he received his degree in Bachelor of Commerce, Milt and his family moved to Calgary, Alberta. There he began his career as a Chartered Accountant with Riddle, Steed, Graham & Hutchinson which then became Thorne Riddell where he became a Partner. Over the years, Milt worked and partnered with various Oil & Gas Companies as CFO including Ocelot, United Rayor, Valparaiso, Raptor Capital and Rising Star.

Milt participated in a variety of sports either coaching or playing, some of which were fastball, hockey and squash. He was an avid golfer and was very proud of his hole-in-one back in 2009. Milt also spent many years volunteering with Jaycees and the Calgary Stampede Board on the Balloon Committee which lead to the opportunity to drive VIPs for the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics.

He is survived by his daughters; Kathleen Mogg (Harry), Joanne Voll (Neal) and son, Ronald (Francine) with seven grandchildren; Jonathan (Nancy), Robert, Emilie (Matthew), Benjamin (Emily), Jeremy, Garrett and Sara; and five great-grandchildren. Milt is also survived by his two sisters, Elaine Andreassen (Ralph) and Diane Erickson. Milt was predeceased by his parents, Sverre and Eleanor Erickson, his brother, Ken (Geraldine) and his loving wife of sixty years, Audrey.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, Calgary, AB), on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. Reception to follow in the Hospitality Centre at the Funeral Home. Condolences may be forwarded through www.McInnisandHolloway.com. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Milt may be made to a charity of your choice. The family would like to send their thanks to Dulcina Hospice and Unit 47 of the Foothills Hospital for their kind and compassionate care of Milt.

In living memory of Milton Erickson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, CALGARY, AB, T2E 2V6, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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  1. Bob Constable

    Sorry to hear of Milts passing. He was a great friend. Our sincere condolences to the family.

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  2. To my brother in law Chip (Ronald) and to his entire family. My deepest condolences to you all. Both your parents were amazing people. They were so kind, generous and above all they loved their family. I know you will cherish all the times to spent with your dad. Best to you. Bill

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  3. Dr Sam and Edith Lossos

    Dr Sam and Edith Lossos

    To our son-in-law Chip (Ronald) our sincere condolences
    go out to you and the entire ERICKSON family. Milt was a kind, loving, caring person, and your golf buddy…..above all
    a great dad. So, so sorry for your loss. May you know of
    no more sorrow.

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  4. Saddened to hear of the passing of an old boss and friend. My sincerest condolences to all the family who bear this loss. May you find comfort from memories made and knowing your loved one is no longer in pain.

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