Joel A. Erickson
April 9, 1957 – October 10, 2021
Joel Erickson passed away peacefully at his home on October 10, 2021. He was a beloved Father, Brother, Nephew, Cousin and Friend, and he will be greatly missed by all. He leaves two children: Amy Elizabeth Erickson of Seattle, Washington and Joel Anders Erickson of Oklahoma City. Joel led a very adventurous life as an Alaskan Glacier Pilot, Air Traffic Controller, and Flight Inspection Pilot. He traveled around the globe to all the Continents including remote areas in the Pacific Rim and Antarctica. Joel was well-known for his wit and humor, and he told captivating stories of his travels. A Memorial Service will be held for Joel in the Spring of 2022 in Woodstock, Ilinois, and he will be buried at the Greenwood Cemetery near his childhood home.