Wallace "Wally" Raymond Ericson II

April 8, 1956March 4, 2018
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Wallace “Buddy” Ericson, II, 61, retired Cessna electrical/avionics technician, passed away March 4, 2018. A Celebration of his Life will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, March 10, 2018 at DeVorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary.

Wally was a huge Vikings fan, guitar player and bartender for 10 yrs. He loved the outdoors, especially fishing and camping.

Preceded in death by his parents, Wallace R. and Betty Lou (Brown) Ericson; sister, Linda Sue Warnke; brother-in-law, John Warnke.

He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Melanie; sons, Brit Alan Ericson and Kyle Richard Ericson; daughters, Taylor Nicole Ericson and Rachel Kristen Nelson; brother, Michael Lucas; sisters, Patricia Hurlburt, Nina Panek and Betsy Channing; grandchildren, Caleb Potter and Jasper Nelson.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.


  • Melanie Ericson, Wife
  • Brit Alan Ericson, Son
  • Kyle Richard Ericson, Son
  • Taylor Nicole Ericson, Daughter
  • Rachel Kristen, Daughter
  • Michael Lucas, Brother
  • Patricia Hurlburt, Sister
  • Nina Panek, Sister
  • Betsy Channing, Sister
  • Caleb and Jasper, Grandchild
  • Wallace Raymond Ericson, Father
  • Betty Lou Brown, Mother
  • Linda Sue Warnke, Sister
  • John Warnke, Brother-in-law

  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital


  • Celebration of Life Saturday, March 10, 2018

Wallace "Wally" Raymond Ericson II

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Steven Noble

April 3, 2018

Wally, today I was thinking of you. Tomorrow I plan on passing through Wichita and was going to try and look you up. I've been traveling for a few months and was just informed of your passing. I'm glad we got together after your dad's was wonderful to meet your family and this is the memory I'll carry of you.

Aaron Hurlburt

March 13, 2018

I remember when Uncle Bud first brought Brit to my parents house Brit had played patty cake with his Mom, Aunt Mimi. And also brought Rusty too, Uncle Buddy put big stick inn Rusty's mouth and spun Rusty like Merry Go Round. Luv, Aaron R. Hurlburt.

Patricia Hurlburt

March 13, 2018

One "Special Memory" is when I had My Heart Attack in October 2014. I was to have Triple By Pass in Rochester Mayo Clinic. And hadn't seen Brother Buddy and family for a while. Who was to walk into my room but, Buddy, Mimi and Taylor "SURPRISE" They dropped everything and made that drive to be with me! Oh, how I LOVED ❤️ Seeing them!! One 'Special Brother' who was Loved by all and will remain in My Heart forever 💖 Fly 'High with the Angels' and we will one day meet again 'Little Brother' ❤️❤️

Leah Doering

March 11, 2018

Qoutes I'll always remember Wally saying

"It's good to be alive!"


"He broke his leg, so we had to take him out back and shoot him"