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ERICKSON, William “Monte”

September 17, 1929 – Halifax, Nova Scotia

January 23, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta

Monte Erickson, beloved husband of Patricia Erickson (Nee Cyr) of Calgary, passed away on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at the age of 89 years.

Monte started as an insurance adjuster in 1948 after which he started his own insurance brokerage where he worked until his retirement in 1994. Monte was President of the Independent Insurance Brokers of Alberta as well as a member of the Knights of Columbus.

Besides his loving wife of sixty-five years, Monte is survived by his daughter Susan; four sisters, Camilla Sullivan, Mary Dalzell, and Joan Van der Zalm, all of lower mainland British Columbia and Kathryn Erickson of Vancouver Island; brother Edward of White Rock, BC; and brother-in-law Bill Gough, also of White Rock; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brothers, Chappy and Douglas; and sisters, Stina and Gloria.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church (1600 Acadia Drive S.E., Calgary, AB) on Monday, January 28, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded through  The family wishes to thank all of the staff on Unit 62 at the Foothills Medical Centre and staff at the Chinook Hospice for their care and compassion.

In living memory of Monte Erickson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive S.W., Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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