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Dewaine Erickson - November 25, 2014


Dewaine Ray Erickson, 92 years of age, of Wilcox, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, at Holdrege Memorial Homes in Holdrege.
He was born Nov. 19, 1922, on a farm southwest of Wilcox, the youngest of five children born to Wilber and Sarah “May” (Snell) Erickson.
He received his primary education from the Wilcox Public School and graduated from Wilcox High School with the Class of 1940. He then pursued higher education at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in the fall of 1940. Before he could graduate, he was drafted and served his country in the Army Air Corps until his honorable discharge in 1946, when he then went back to UNL and graduated in 1948, with a bachelor’s degree in agriculture.
See the December 3rd Courier for full obituary.