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Pathway Memorial Funeral Home
Monday October 25th, 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Pathway Memorial Funeral Home
Monday October 25th, 2021

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Michael Erickson

Michael John Erickson, 56, passed away at home on his farm in Higbee, MO on Wednesday, October 20, 2021.

He was born on May 25, 1965 to Norman and Betty Erickson in Eldorado Springs, MO. He graduated from Fayette High School in 1983. He worked at the University of
Missouri – Columbia and left in 2000 to start farming full time until his death.

Mike is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Dale Erickson, Terry Erickson and James Henry.

He is survived by brothers, Calvin and Marianne Erickson of Norcross, GA,
Don and Anne Erickson of Woodbridge, VA and Rick and Marla Erickson of Marshall, MO; sisters, Rita Erickson of Higbee, MO and Lisa and Curt Kruse of Moberly, MO;
step-son, Todd Maldonado; many nieces and nephews; as well as a few special friends,
Tom Renaud, Jed Shields, Travis Murray, Mike Caulson, Mike Voeltz, Mark Kuchen and I am sure there are others we have missed.

Pallbearers will be Calvin Erickson, Rick Erickson, Curt Kruse, Jeremiah Erickson,
Steven Botts and Ryan Skaggs.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Todd Maldonado, Jed Shields and Travis Murray.

A funeral celebration of Mike’s life will be held on Monday, October 25, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Pathway Memorial Funeral Home. Interment to follow at Memorial Park Cemetery in Moberly, MO. Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service.

Condolences may be shared online at pathwaymemorial.com.

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Dear Mike,
This breaks my heart to have to write my last letter to you through here. I hope you know you were one of the best friends I have ever had. Thank you for giving me some of the best years of my life. You taught me so much about farming, it\'s what I strive to be today. You were such an amazing human, I couldn\'t even begin to try to put into words how much you mean to me.
God bless you, God bless your family, God bless your friends. I wish we could have caught up in recent years.
Love you buddy,
Victoria M. Weathers

Victoria M. Weathers Apr 27 2022 10:11 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Michael Erickson

Patty Durham Oct 25 2021 12:33 PM

I hope everyone knows the bond that Mikee and I had. I can count 10 years we were together many days and nights. I tried to be good help. I remember Thanksgiving and Christmas as part of your family. I don't know how to express the thanks for that.

Mike Coulson Oct 25 2021 12:56 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Michael Erickson

Tara Kimbrough Oct 24 2021 11:40 PM

Our hearts go out to the Erickson family — you are in our thoughts and prayers. Michael is dearly missed and we are truly lost without him. The loss of a great friend has changed our lives forever. He was our buddy and we loved him and we miss very much!

Travis Murray & Ashley afainter Oct 24 2021 3:16 PM

My heartfelt sympathies to you all. Even though we live far apart, we are family forever and I have wonderful childhood memories of all of you. Hug each other a little tighter for me.

Lorrie (Brown) Rugg Oct 23 2021 2:56 PM

My most heartfelt condolences to the Erickson family. Mike was one of a kind, a bit rough around the edges but he had a heart of gold. I'll miss his teasing. He gave me my nickname years ago and I'll always have that. Rest in the sweet arms of Jesus, my friend.

Patty Durham Oct 23 2021 12:18 PM

Mikey was one of my most influential peers growing up.. naturally he let us kids bump our heads so he could point and laugh a good while before teaching us the right way.... never thought the day would come that he wasn't round anymore... him n Rita been better than family 2 me for close to 20 years... thank u. .

Mikey voeltz Oct 23 2021 5:09 AM

Mikee was the best friend I ever had. I feel lost without him. Tears are flowing now.. I have many memories. My love goes to all the family.

Mike Coulson Oct 22 2021 11:11 PM