Nathaniel ‘Nate’ D. Erickson

ESCANABA – Nathaniel ‘Nate’ D. Erickson, 31, Escanaba, passed away on Friday, March 15, 2013, at his residence in Escanaba due to an apparent heart attack. He was born on May 1, 1981, to Robert Erickson Jr. and the late Sandra (Martinson) McDonough.

Nate had many accomplishments throughout his life, but will mostly be remembered for his unselfish attitude towards others and how he connected with anyone he met.

He is survived by his father, Robert (Connie) Erickson Jr.; one brother, Rob (Dawn) Erickson; his special nephew, Noah; stepfather, Bob McDonough; partner, Jeremy Johnston; paternal grandparents, Robert (Betty) Erickson; stepbrother, stepsisters, as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and great friends.

Nate was preceded in death by his mother and maternal grandparents, Elmer (Margie) Martinson.

Friends may call from 1 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20, at the Allo Coolman Funeral Home in Escanaba. His family and friends will remember his life with memories shared by friends at 5 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. He will be buried in Gardens of Rest Cemetery.

In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, donations may be made in Nathaniel Erickson’s name. Envelopes will be provided at the funeral home. Please visit to send online condolences to his family.