Visitation: Visitation will be Saturday, January 30 from noon to 2:00 p.m., at the Canton City Shop (335 E 9th). Masks and casual dress are required.
Service: A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday January 30 at the Canton City Shop (335 E 9th). Masks and casual dress are required.
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Palmer L. Ericksen, age 76, died Friday, January 22, 2021 at Sanford USD Medical Center. Visitation will be Saturday, January 30 from noon to 2:00 p.m., at the Canton City Shop (335 E 9th). A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. at the shop. Masks and casual dress are required. A link to the livestream of the service can be found at www.andersonandsonsfh.com
Palmer was born on March 5, 1944 in Larchwood, IA to Christian and Hilda (Schoellerman) Ericksen. He graduated from Toronto, SD High School in 1961. He served his country in the SD Army National Guard for 6 years. He married Linda Mann. He married Janice (Beyer) Loe on September 8, 1987 in Sioux Falls, SD.
Palmer worked for Asco and Henry Carlson Construction for 15 years. He was the Director of Public Works for the City of Canton, SD from April of 1984 until his retirement on March 9, 2009. Palmer enjoyed working on and restoring Allis-Chalmers tractors, traveling, camping, talking with people, and working in his shop.
He is survived by his son, Palmer (Kristin) Ericksen, Jr., Sioux Falls, SD; daughter, Tina Ingebrigtson, Farmington, MN; step-sons, Mark (Khristy) Loe, Mike Loe, and Rodney (Rhonda) Loe, all of Sioux Falls, SD; 9 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brothers, Harold (Diane), Paul (Roxanne), Donald (Lola), and David (Sue); sisters, Judy (Lee) Hanson, Betty (Darwood) Sandberg, and Delores Schulte along with numerous extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Janice, in 2017; his parents; and sister, Marilyn Hobbs.