Moeller Funeral Home
104 Roosevelt Road
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 462-0535
 Kosanke Funeral Home
105 East Indiana Avenue
Kouts, IN  46347
(219) 766-2224
Wanatah Funeral Chapel
309 North Main Street
Wanatah, IN  46390
(219) 733-2313
Angelcrest Cemetery
and Mausoleum

Highway 49 and 600 North
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 531-8690

Arthur G. Erickson, Jr., 88 of Valparaiso, passed away Saturday, August 28, 2021. He was born May 12, 1933 in Gary to Arthur and Helen (Benson) Erickson, Sr. Arthur graduated from Calumet Township High School and proudly served in the United States Army before he made his career as an Ironworker with Local 395. Following his retirement, Arthur started his own business of building sheds and decks, which he did until he turned 80. He was also a devoted member of the South Haven Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Arthur will be remembered for his love of working on cars, his great sense of humor, and his overall happy demeanor.
On October 20, 1962 Arthur married Colette Grimmer, who preceded him in death in 1996. He is survived by children: Diana (Paul) Kirtland, Lance (Amy) Erickson, Brian (Sue) Erickson, all of Valparaiso; grandchildren: David Kemp, Melissa Kemp Flanagin, Alison, Cody, Tyler, and Jamen Erickson; great grandchildren: Victoria and C.J.; and brother, David Erickson and many nephews, nieces and cousins all over the United States.   He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Debra Kemp; and 4 siblings.
The Erickson family invites you to join them virtually for Arthur’s memorial service, which will be livestreamed online on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 2:00 pm CST with Elder Myrle Benefiel officiating, at:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82102782531?pwd=NGR4elAwbVBVc0FIRCt3ZFNJNlh3dz09  Zoom Meeting  821 0278 2531  Passcode:  Blue  Brian and Sue Erickson will be personally inviting their friends with details to a celebration of life in the immediate future.

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