Kurtiss Erickson, age 60, of Robbinsdale formerly Hutchinson, passed away Tuesday, December 26, 2017, at the University of Minnesota Medical Center in Minneapolis.
Memorial Services will be held Saturday, December 30, 2017, 11:00 A.M. at the Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hutchinson.
Gathering of Family and Friends will be Saturday, December 30, 2017, 10:00 A.M., one hour prior to the service at the Chapel.
Kurtiss “Kurt” Dale Erickson was born on June 26, 1957, in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. He was the son of Kenneth and Jean (Cleaveland) Erickson. Kurt was baptized as an infant on September 8, 1957. He received his education in Hutchinson, and was a graduate of the Hutchinson High School Class of 1975.
Kurt grew up in Hutchinson and later moved to the Twin Cities in 1978. In 1979, Kurt married Kristine Collins and they were blessed with three children, Joshua, Katie, and Maranda.
Kurt worked various jobs through the years but landed his favorite job at The Blake School where he enjoyed attending and cheering on the students. He worked at The Blake School for over a decade in the maintenance department and retired in 2014.
Kurt enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing card games, and watching sports. Kurt also enjoyed going to his grandsons’ basketball games. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family, grandsons and friends.
Kurt passed away on Tuesday, December 26, 2017, at the University of Minnesota Medical Center in Minneapolis, at the age of 60 years.
Blessed be his memory.
Kurt is survived by his:
Mother, Jean Erickson of Hutchinson, MN;
Children, Joshua Erickson and his wife, Sandee of New Hope, MN,
Katie Conavatti of St. Francis, MN,
Maranda Erickson and her special friend, Jason of East Bethel, MN;
Grandchildren, William Russell and Chance Kurtiss;
Siblings, Kevin Erickson and his wife, Terrie of Darwin, MN,
Patti Lenz and her special friend, Simon of Hutchinson, MN,
Kenny Erickson and his wife, Celia of Fort Meyers, FL,
Terry Erickson and his special friend, Kristi of Deer River, MN;
Nephew, Bob Soppeland of Eagan, MN;
Many other relatives and friends.
Kurt is preceded in death by his Father, Kenneth Erickson; Grandparents, Alberta and Orville Cleaveland and Hjalmer and Gertrude Erickson; and Aunt, Berta Hachey.