Staff Position: Former Owners
Name: Doral and Doris Erickson
Bio: Doral and Doris were the second generation to own and operate the Erickson Funeral Home. They served families from 1952 until 1990, when they put their business in Brent's care.
Staff Position: Owners, Funeral Director
Name: Brent D. and Mary Jo Erickson
Bio: Brent Erickson and his wife Mary Jo are the current owners of Erickson Funeral Home in Darlington, Argyle, and Shullsburg. For three generations the Erickson Funeral Home has served the Lafayette County and surrounding area, as they would want to be served in their time of need.
Staff Position: Associate Funeral Director
Name: Audery D. Bennett
Bio: My name is Audery D. Bennett. I have been a Wisconsin Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer since 1982. My husband is Clark Bennett. I have been employed by the Erickson Funeral Home since February of 1990.
Staff Position: Funeral Director Assistant
Name: Justin Erickson
Bio: My name is Justin Erickson I have worked for the Erickson Funeral Home for as long as I can remember my jobs consisted of anything and everything dad needed a hand with. I had spent some time away from the funeral home exploring my own personal passion for adventure in the backcountry of Wyoming, where I had studied outdoor education. I am an assistant at the funeral home and am honored to have the opportunity to serve the communities I have grown up in.
Staff Position: Secretary
Name: Nichole Paul
Bio: Nichole is originally from Fort Wayne, IN. She moved to the Darlington area for a Youth Ministry Internship and worked in Children's Ministry for a number of years, during which time she met her husband, Russ Paul. Nichole has been employed with the Erickson Funeral Home since 2005.
Staff Position: Funeral Director Assistant
Name: Kerry Black
Bio: Kerry is a resident of Darlington. He worked in Law-Enforcement for a number of years, retiring as Chief of Police in Darlington and has been employed with the Erickson Funeral Home since September of 2007. Kerry is married to Kate Black.
Staff Position: Funeral Director Assistant
Name: Randy Loken
Bio:After Randy’s career with the City Fire Department in LaCrosse, WI, he and his wife Deb relocated to their hometown of Darlington. Randy enjoys fishing, gardening, and working on family genealogy. Randy has been employed with us since October of 2011.