- May 21, 1970 - December 8, 2012
- Gilbert, Arizona
of Jeffrey's Passing
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“I didn't know Jeff that well yet but I know Karen and everyone loved him very much, one of my memories of him will be him when he stopped by was...Read More »
1 of 30 | Posted by: Tim Hannah - Avondale, AZ
I will miss you so much, I wish we couldv'e spent more time together, but I cherish the times we had. I love you!
2 of 30 | Posted by: Ashley Ziemke - Janesville, MN
“God Bless you Jeff and may you guide your family with happy memories as they will miss you so very much. Jeff, I met you maybe once or twice and yet...Read More »
3 of 30 | Posted by: Barbara Gollis - Glendale, AZ
I never got to meet Jeff but I feel I knew him through you.
He was way to young to leave here but I guess God had another plan in mind for...Read More »
4 of 30 | Posted by: Susan Riedel - Phoenix, AZ
“R.I.P. jeffrey, you will be missed.
5 of 30 | Posted by: Scot Dyton - chandler, AZ
“I'm am so sorry to hear about the passing of jeff, he was a very good friend, he will be missed dearly. So sorry for the family , my heart...Read More »
6 of 30 | Posted by: Scot Dyton - Chandler, AZ
“There is a photo collage hanging on the wall that I look at every day. Jeff's smiling face is in the center surrounded by family. I picture Jeff...Read More »
7 of 30 | Posted by: Lyndee Ericson - Burlington, WA
“Sharon,I am so sorry to hear of you and your families loss. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.Mischelle
8 of 30 | Posted by: Mischelle - Nashville, TN
“Dear Sharon, we are very saddened by this new and our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Liliana & Donatella
9 of 30 | Posted by: LIliana & Donatella - Newton, MA
“Jeff, I will always miss having your humor and smile around. I'm sure you're ridding your dirt bike through the heavens. Just know you're in a...Read More »
10 of 30 | Posted by: Alayna Violette - Gilbert, AZ
“Jeff,I am lost for words.....It seems like yesterday we where out camping,riding,having a cold one,sweeping the desert across many miles helping our...Read More »
11 of 30 | Posted by: Alan Violette - Gilbert, AZ
“I am so sad to hear this news. "Jeffro" was always welcoming with a hug, and a genuinely nice guy. He has gone too soon. He will be missed.
12 of 30 | Posted by: Heather & Glenn Askwig - Chandler, AZ
“I only have had the priviledge of knowing your Mother, Aunt and Uncles however, they have been a joy to know and I wish I would have had the...Read More »
13 of 30 | Posted by: Karol Petersen - Puyallup, WA
“I am so shocked and saddened to hear of your passing!
You always had such a zest for life and an awesome sense of humor!
You will be deeply missed by...Read More »
14 of 30 | Posted by: Kristen McCurdy - Ahwatukee, AZ
“I am so sorry for your loss Kim and Karen,. My prayers go out to you and your families.
15 of 30 | Posted by: Tobi Marquez - Peoria, AZ
“Rest In Peace Jeff. You will be missed by so many of your family and friends.
You were loved by so many and it is going to be very hard for them to...Read More »
16 of 30 | Posted by: Sherry & Michael Turner - ID
“May God bless you and keep you in your new journey. My prayers are out to the family and friends that you left behind.
17 of 30 | Posted by: James Buck - Glendale, AZ
“RIP BRO, See you on the other side
18 of 30 | Posted by: Richard Kopetsky - Scottsdale, AZ
“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. Psalms 36:9
19 of 30 | Posted by: A friend
“Jeff,I will miss you and your smile....You have been a great friend and a good riding buddy for the last 10 or more years.Thanks for desert rides and...Read More »
20 of 30 | Posted by: Alan Violette - Gilbert, AZ
“Jeff and I were great friends growing up together. We didn't see each other much after high school, but I'm very fortunate to have spent some time...Read More »
21 of 30 | Posted by: Tony Betts
“I remember the day I met Jeff as if it were yesterday. He was riding a tandem bike with Jimmy in Shana's cul-de-sac and when I raised my camera to...Read More »
22 of 30 | Posted by: Roxanne Recalde-Lara - AZ
“I've only seen Jeff a couple of times since high school but we made enough great memories in high school to last a lifetime. He was a good friend and...Read More »
23 of 30 | Posted by: Chad Banning - Glendale, AZ
“Alot to swallow with this. Its been a few years since i had a chance to see Jeff but when we did, it was like just yesterday. The years we got to...Read More »
24 of 30 | Posted by: Lisa Howard - Mount Vernon, WA
“Dear Family:I feel so bad about Jeff leaving us. Just hope he is in a better place with lots of happiness. It has been a few year that I have seen...Read More »
25 of 30 | Posted by: Skip, Linda,& Lisa - Mount Vernon, WA
“He wasn't just like a brother... He was my brother that I will miss all the rest of my days. Couldn't hang up from a call without saying "Love ya Bro"
26 of 30 | Posted by: Bobby - Moore, OK - Best Friend
“Jeff, you were to young to go. I will miss your insights and your humor. Rest in peace my friend.
27 of 30 | Posted by: Kurt Owens - Gilbert, AZ - Friend
“I will miss you dearly little brother. We had many good times BBQing and hanging. I'm glad for those memories and will cherish them forever. Have...Read More »
28 of 30 | Posted by: Karen Ericson Hannah - Avondale, AZ
“enjoy this candle - you are missed!
29 of 30 | Posted by: sharon nash - glendale, AZ
“Son, you were a great person. I was so proud of who you were and the things that you had accomplished. I will miss you greatly, it is so hard to...Read More »
30 of 30 | Posted by: Sharon Lee Nash - Glendale, AZ
Jeffrey Kalen Ericson, 42, died Saturday, December 8, 2012 at his home in Gilbert, AZ. He was born May 21, 1970 in Seattle, WA. Jeff worked as a machinist at Robrad. He enjoyed golf, dirt bike riding and racing, hunting & fishing, and family BBQ's and gatherings.
Jeff is survived by his mother, Sharon Nash DeRossett of Glendale, AZ; his father and stepmother Paul and Marian Ericson of Burlington, WA; 3 sisters Kimberly Johnson (Michael) of Surprise, AZ, Karen VanNorman-Hannah (Tim) of Avondale, AZ, Shannon Marshall (Richard) of Burlington, WA; step-sister Amanda Johnsen (Ken) & step-brothers Jason Schlund (Kristy) of Mt. Vernon, WA, Timothy Shane & Bradley DeRossett of Phoenix, AZ, and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Jeff is preceded in death by his grandparents, nephew, and stepdad.
Family and friends may attend his viewing from 12-3 PM on Saturday, December 15, 2012 at Heritage Funeral Chapel, 6830 W. Thunderbird Rd. Peoria. A Celebration of Jeff's life will follow from 3-6 PM at the American Legion, 3534 W. Calavar Rd., Phoenix, AZ. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory can be made to a charity of your choice.