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OFFICIAL OBITUARY FOR

Thomas B. Erickson

1953 - 2021

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     Thomas B. Erickson, 67, of Leon, died Sunday, April 18, 2021 at his home. He was born August 31, 1953, to Bennett Erickson and Marie (Willger) Erickson in Sparta.

     Tom graduated from Cashton High School in 1971. He worked at General Motors in Janesville, WI until he retired in 2003. He married Marilyn Miller and they later divorced.

     Tom spent the last 35 years with his fiancé, Marsha Krause. When Marsha retired in 2006, they built their home in Leon. He liked fishing and hunting, enjoyed his animals at his home, watching basketball, football, and baseball, and loved socializing with family and friends.

    Tom is survived by his children, Tomika Corwin and Amanda (Dominic) Redders both of Janesville, WI; granddaughter, Kayle Redders; fiancé, Marsha Krause of Leon; brothers, Johnny (Mary) Erickson of Sparta, Duane Erickson of Janesville, and Jimmy (Kathy) Erickson of Virginia.

     He was preceded in death by his parents, Bennett and Marie Erickson.

     A celebration of Tom’s life will be held at a later time. 

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

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Jill Lipker

April 22, 2021 7:29 AM

We are so sorry for your loss. Want you to know we are thinking and praying for your family. Hope you have many many fond memories of him to reflect upon
Scott & Jill Lipker
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STEVE AND SHERRI FREDENDALL JANESVILLE WISCONSIN

April 26, 2021 6:10 AM
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So sorry and shocked to hear about Toms passing. We really enjoyed working with him at General Motors. Alot of good memories, We send our prayers to you Marsha and the whole family, R.I.P. TOM

Tami

April 24, 2021 12:36 PM
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My sincere sympathies to all of Tom's family.
Tami

Ron P - Janesville

April 20, 2021 3:53 PM

Great memories made with Tom & Marcia through the years.  Cannot even count the amount of good times we had!  God bless and my sympathy to Marcia, his brothers Butch, Johnny, and Jimmy.  And of course to his girls.  He always spoke highly of his daughters.  RIP.  "House-a-toses"  -Ron "Preacher" 

Loren and Mary Dunnum

April 20, 2021 10:46 AM

Tomika, Mandy and Marsha, sending our heartfelt condolences to you. Tom was a wonderful friend. Loren has many fond memories of the time he lived with Tom in Janesville. He will be in our prayers. May God bring you comfort and peace.

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