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Christian Victor Ericks

February 20, 1971 June 14, 2017
Christian Victor Ericks
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Obituary for Christian Victor Ericks

Christian Victor Ericks
Lansing, MI

Passed away on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at the age of 46. Born February 20, 1971 to Jerry and Marsha (Krancich) Ericks in Lansing, Michigan. Chris attended St. Matthews Lutheran School for most of his life before going on to attend Lansing Christian and later graduating from Lansing Everett class of ’89. He received his Fire Science Degree at LCC, he obtained his Paramedics License and was also a licensed real estate agent with Century 21 Cedarwood in Holt. Chris retired this year as Captain of Lansing Fire Department Station #4. He enjoyed hunting, scuba diving, golfing and long nature walks. Chris was a private pilot and also enjoyed flying airplanes. He was a member and treasurer of a flying club at Mason Jewett Airport. The most important thing in Chris’s life were his daughters, Victoria and Ava and his wife, Gwendolyn. For his lifetime of service he was also an organ donor who will live on through others and quite fitting that he has given even after his death. Preceding him in death were his grandmother, Phyllis Krancich and grandfather, Basil Ericks.
Surviving are his wife, Gwendolyn Ericks of Lansing; daughters, Victoria Ericks, Ava Ericks; former wife and mother of his daughters, Gayle Ericks of Holt; step-daughters, Taylor Akers, Alexa Akers; parents, Jerry and Marsha Ericks of Mason; brother, Brent Ericks of Lansing; sister, Danielle Ericks of Fowlerville; nephew, Ezekiel Ericks; grandmother, Doris Ericks; grandfather, Michael Krancich as well as numerous extended family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Holt. Family will receive friends for visitation on Tuesday from 4-8 pm at Skinner Funeral Home, Lansing Chapel. In lieu of flowers please contribute to the Victoria and Ava Ericks scholarship fund at “Go Fund Me”. To share memories and condolences please visit

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4:00 PM 6/20/2017 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6/20/2017 8:00:00 PM
Skinner Funeral Home - Lansing

101 W. Jolly Rd.
Lansing, MI 48910

Skinner Funeral Home - Lansing
101 W. Jolly Rd. Lansing 48910 MI
United States

Funeral Service




2:00 PM 6/21/2017 2:00:00 PM
St. Matthew Lutheran Church

2418 N Aurelius Rd
Holt, MI 48842

St. Matthew Lutheran Church
2418 N Aurelius Rd Holt 48842 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Victoria & Ava Ericks Scholorship Fund


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