Evans Funeral Home

"Compassionate Funeral Service"

New Rockford and Carrington, North Dakota
701.947.2911 or 701.652.3003



James "Jim" Erickson

James Lloyd Erickson, age 73, of Carrington, ND, passed away Friday, March 30, 2012, at Med Center One in Bismarck, ND, after a 6 month battle with cancer.

James Lloyd Erickson was born on June 4, 1938, the son of Lloyd and Blanch (Bijold) Erickson at Carrington. He attended and graduated from Carrington High School in 1956.

On May 28, 1961, James was united in marriage to Charlotte Pulst in Carrington. They made their home in Carrington where Jim operated the Motor Supply and later went into the J.I. Case business, along with his father, Lloyd and brother, Bob. They moved to Bismarck for six years and then returned to Carrington. Jim worked at Crossroads Golf Course and drove school bus for Carrington School District.

 He was a member of the Carrington City Council from 1978-1986 and served as Mayor from 1986-1990. Jim was President of the ND Implement Dealers Association and served on the Board of Directors. He was a member of  Elks Lodge 1199, Knights of Columbus and National Guard.

Jim is survived by his wife, Charlotte, Carrington; one son, Bradley (Sharon), Bismarck; two daughters, Cindy (Kent) Hewitt, and Sherry (Paul) Roller, both of Carrington; five grandsons and one granddaughter, Seth and Jacob Erickson, Bismarck, Tyler and Austin Hewitt, Madeline and Ethan Roller, all of Carrington; two brothers, George and Robert (Linda), both of Carrington; and one sister Muriel (John) Eklund, Sun City, AZ.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister-in-law, Lois and brother-in-law, Gil.


FUNERAL SERVICE: Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Carrington, ND

DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 10:30AM

BURIAL: Carrington Cemetery

Posted Condolences:



Name: Marge/Jerry Patterson

Date: 4/5/12

Message: Charlotte we were so sorry to read of the passing of you husband.  You are in our thoughts and our prayers.  We just lost Brother Robert(Bob)Rudnick on 2/4/12, and still hard to believe it!!  Take each day live it wisely, and remember all the good memories with your family. Time just flies too fast for all of us folks getting older. Miss your Mom still!! Think of her often, my favorite Auntie!!


Name: Wayne Dunwoody

Date: 4-3-2012

Message: Dear Charlotte and Family, We are so sorry to hear of your loss. I have known Jim all of my life,my dad and Jim were good friends. Jim was a good friend and employer, and will be missed greatly. Are prayers are with you at this sad time. 

Wayne & Janelle Dunwoody


Name: Raymond Welk

Date: 4/3/12

Message: So sorry to hear of Jim's passing.  My first job was at Erickson Imp. Was hired by Jim in spring of 74 and worked for 3 years.  Jim, Bob, and Lloyd were very good to me, made me feel like family.  My sympathy to all.

Ray Welk


Name: Clairen Jostad

Date: April 2, 2012

Message: Dear Charlotte and family,

We were so sorry to hear of Jim's passing.  He put up such a fight and couldn't have gone through it without you and the rest of his family supporting him.  He was so well thought of and I understand was helpful to anyone who needed some help.  He will be very much missed by everyone who knew him.  Our sympathy and love to you all.

Clairen and Leo

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