David Ericsson, Sr., 69

David Alan Ericsson, Sr., 69, Wabash, died Feb. 5, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born Dec. 24, 1943 in Spokane, Wash., to Earl Eugene Ericsson and Rose (Rotter) Ericcson. David was a 1961 graduate of Lemmon High School, Lemmon, S.D. He married Elizabeth Ann Marie "Betty" Wolf in Indianapolis, on Dec. 23, 1965. He retired from the Navistar International's Indianapolis Plant. He attended Calvary Baptist Church in Wabash, as was a former member of the Clayton Library Board in Clayton, Ind. David served in the Indiana National Guard from 1965-1972. He is survived by his wife, Betty Ericsson, Wabash; two sons, Eric (Danielle) Ericsson, Danville, Ind., and David Ericsson, Jr., Wabash; a grandson, Ashton Ericsson, Danville; two sisters, Vickie (Tucker) Kane, Thunder Hawk, S.D., and VeRene (Robert) Potter, Lemmon; several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, on Thursday, Feb. 14, at 3 p.m. with Pastor Matt Haynes officiating. Family will receive friends from 1-3 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Preferred memorials are Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, Calvary Baptist Church, or the Honeywell House in care of the funeral home. The memorial guest book for David may be signed at

Posted on 2013 Feb 08