Joel P. Erickson, age 61, of Escanaba passed away on Sunday, November 18, 2012 at the University of Wisconsin in Madison following a lengthy illness.
Joel was born July 16, 1951 in Escanaba, the son of Wendell and Marie (Taylor) Erickson. He attended St. Thomas Catholic Grade School and the Holy Name High School, graduating with the Class of 1969. He was united in marriage to Renee Decker, their union lasting for over 38 years. Joel worked a sales manager with the Delta Do It Center in Escanaba. He was known as the