ROGER “BUFORD” ERICKSON
November 19th, 1947 — January 2nd, 2021
May the memories that mean the most to you live forever in your heart.
SPARTA - Roger “Buford” Erickson, 73, of Sparta, died peacefully surrounded by loved ones on Saturday, January 2nd. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and 7 siblings, and survived by 4 brothers, a sister, 3 sons, one grandchild, and one great grandchild. Roger was born on November 19th, 1947 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Sparta, to Ernest and Alice (Simonson) Erickson. He grew up on the family farm on Erickson Drive and worked for the railroad for many years. In 1967, Roger was united in marriage to Roberta “Bobbi” Shutter of Tomah. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, road trips in the country, and spending time with his family.
Per his wishes, a private family service will be held to commemorate his life.