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David L. Erickson Sr.

November 30, 1942 ~ November 5, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old

David Erickson Sr. Obituary

David L. Erickson Sr., 80, of Sparta, died Sunday, November 5, 2023 at home with his son. He was born on November 30, 1942 in Sparta to Ernest and Alice (Simonson) Erickson. He grew up in Sparta and graduated from Sparta High School.

David loved hunting and the outdoors.

David is survived by his son, David Jr. of Sparta; grandsons, Zach Erickson of Raleigh, NC, Shane Stark of Sparta, and Hunter Stark of Sparta; siblings, Weldon, Eldrid, and Barbara.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Lisa Stark; and siblings, Robert, LeRoy, Donald, Richard, Larry, Roger, Duane, Shirley, and Wanda.

A visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. on Friday, November 10, 2023 at Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home and Cremation, Sparta. Online condolences may be offered at

Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral home and Cremation, Sparta, is assisting the family with arrangements. 

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November 10, 2023

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home and Cremation
106 W Franklin Street
Sparta, WI 54656


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