Lodi/Ridgeway

Robert N. Erickson, age 77 of Lodi, WI and formerly of Ridgeway, WI passed
away on Wednesday, September 11, 2002 at the Lodi Good Samaritan Center.  He
was born June 30, 1925 in Madison, WI to Bennett & Thora (Nygard) Erickson.
He was a US Navy veteran during World War II and served above the USS Owen
in the South Pacific Theater.
He was married to the former Elizabeth "Betty" Locke in 1946.  Betty passed
away in 1971.  He, then married the former Doris M. Moore Larson on November
15, 1971 in Blue Mounds, WI.  Bob owned and operated Hi-Point Steak House in
Ridgeway, WI from 1952 to 1976 when he sold it to his sons, Bob and Leif.
He loved to cook, wood work, fish, golf and hunt.
He was a member of the Madison VFW Post #1318, the Ridgeway American Legion
Post and the Disabled American Veterans.
He is survived by his wife: Doris,
his sons:  Leif (Melanie) Erickson of Ridgeway,
Robert P. (Bobbi) Larson,
Jon (Pamela) Larson both of Mt. Horeb,
Tom (Paula) Larson of Barneveld,
Doug (Karen) Larson of Rathdrum, Idaho,
his grandchildren: Carsen Erickson,   Trevor Saint,   Jesse (Carmen) Toay,
Jared (Deborah) Toay,  Brittany Leigh Erickson,
Bennie (Heidi), Roman, Jason, Michael, Anne, Christopher, Jake, Luke and
Katie Larson,
Cody Hanson, Amanda, Richard and Kyle Schehr,
6 great grandchildren and a brother: Bennet Erickson of Phoenix, Arizona.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, his daughter: Mary E.
Toay, and his son: Steven R. Erickson.

Funeral Services will be at 10:00 AM on Saturday, September 14, 2002 at the
ELLESTAD FUNERAL HOME,  500 N. 8th. Street, Mt. Horeb with Rev. Robert
Jacobson officiating.  Burial will be at the Mt. Horeb Union Cemetery where
full military honors will be accorded.  Friends may call from 4-7 PM on
Friday, September 13, 2002 at the Ellestad Funeral Home.
www.ellestadfuneralhome.com