Paul J. Erickson, age 93 of 217 Dakota Ave. #312; Gladstone (Bayview Manor) and former longtime Stonington area resident, died Thursday morning, February 23rd, 2006 at St Francis Hospital in Escanaba where he was a patient since February 19th.
Paul was born July 5th, 1912 in Gladstone, the son of John and Anna Erickson who were Swedish immigrants to Delta County, and he resided in Stonington most of his life. He married the former Dorothy H. Leadman March 31st, 1945 in Escanaba and she survives. Paul and Dorothy relocated to Gladstone approximately 24 years ago.
Paul had a love of the outdoors and was employed as a woodsman much of his working life.
Also, in earlier years, he enjoyed hunting and walking. What