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Obituary for Larry Keen Erickson

November 27, 1955 – June 15, 2023

Larry Keen Erickson, 67, passed away at the Hospice Alliance Hospice House in Pleasant Prairie on June 15.

Larry Keen Erickson
Larry Keen Erickson

He was born in Merrill, Wis., on Nov. 27, 1955, the son of the late Arlo and Grace (nee: Hass) Erickson.

Larry served his country with the U.S. Army. On June 25, 2011, he was united in marriage to Barbara Wendt. He spent most of his career working in the automobile industry in Dallas, Texas, with Ford and Toyota. Larry enjoyed woodworking, working on his Corvette, golfing and using his power tools. He loved to dance in the living room with his wife. Larry was an accomplished cribbage player.

Surviving are his wife, Barb; two step-children, Matthew (Regina) Zadurski, of Greensville, Tenn., and Jayme (fiancé, Jacob Estock) Zadurski, of Union Grove; two step-grandchildren, Lila and Jamison Zadurski; four siblings, Jeffrey (Joann) Erickson, of Madisonville, Tenn., Julie (Paul) Bricko, of Weston, Wis., Judy (Wayne) Solinsky, of Stevens Point, Wis., Sheri (Mike) Knutson, of Wausau; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends also survive him. His furry and loving friend Emma will miss him dearly.


In keeping with Larry’s wishes, there was a private family celebration held.

The family would like to thank Heather and Chad from the St. Croix Hospice as well as the team from Hospice Alliance for their compassionate care to Larry and the family.

Obituary and photo courtesy of Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home.

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