Adrian A. Erickson, 72, of Waterloo died Tuesday, May 27 at Manor Care Nursing & Rehab Center.
He was born December 9, 1941 in West Union, son of Arthur and Agnes Hansen Erickson. He married Barbara Jeys May 3, 1970 at Nazareth Lutheran Church, Cedar Falls and they were later divorced. He married Kathy J. Chase October 12, 1991 at Cadillac Lanes, Waterloo.
Adrian graduated from North High School in their first graduating class. He was employed with Kleen-Maid Bakery and then owned and operated Electric Parks Lanes from 1978 to 1989. He was currently owner of Cadillac Lanes and Waverly Bowl-Inn. He was a U.S. Marine veteran serving from 1960 – 1964.
Survivors include his wife; four daughters, Angela (Brad) Fangman of Waterloo, April (Bryan) Tippett of Cedar Rapids, Melisa (David) Hinders of Johnston and Leslie (Chad) Lyons of Denver; eight grandchildren, Abbey Fangman, Morgan Erickson, Natalee Lyons, Baylee Hinders, Brooke Hinders, Chase Lyons, Kayley Fangman and Grace Lyons; a brother, Richard Erickson of Cedar Falls and two sisters, Dolly (Daryl) Bachtell and Kathryn (Willis) Weidemann all of West Union.
Services were held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 31, at Nazareth Lutheran Church in Cedar Falls with burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery where full military rites were conducted by Waterloo Amvets Post 19 and Evansdale Amvets Post 31.
Public visitation was from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. Friday, May 30, at Hagarty – Waychoff – Grarup Funeral Service on West Ridgeway and for an hour before services on Saturday at the church.
Memorials: A Scholarship Fund for youth bowlers in Adrian’s name.
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