HUNTINGTON - Blair Leon Erickson, age 70, passed away Oct. 27, 2006 in Huntington surrounded by his loving family.
He was born May 12, 1936 in Elmo to Einar and Ina Shaw Erickson. Married Connie Rae Thayn June 8, 1955 in Wellington.
Blair loved to hunt and fish. He collected rocks and arrowheads any chance he was able to. But Blair's real passion was for the great outdoors, and for his vegetable gardening. He loved to celebrate life, and he loved his family very much and their loved for him was equally as strong. He will be missed very much.
Blair is survived by wife, Connie of Huntington; children, Jodi (Gary) Norton of Wellington, Christine (Joe) Anselmo of Elmo, Raylene (David) Avery of Huntington, Terry Erickson of Elmo, Sharon (Kris) Oveson of Castle Dale, and LeAnn (Scott) Eden of Orangeville; sisters, LaRue Lofley of Elmo; Janet Mortensen of Elmo; Deloras Wingfield of Missouri; 34 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents.
Funeral services will be Thursday, Nov. 2, 11 a.m., at the Huntington LDS 4th Ward Chapel. A viewing will take place Wednesday, Nov. 1, 6 to 8 p.m. at Fausett Mortuary in Price and also one hour prior to the service. Burial, Huntington city cemetery.
The family thanks the sons-in-law for always being there for him and the family.
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