Kenneth Warren ‘Bud’ Erickson

Memorial services for longtime Cortez resident Kenneth Warren “Bud” Erickson will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 11 at the Cortez First United Methodist Church. Pastor Tom Towns will officiate.

Bud, as he was fondly known to friends and family, was born August 29, 1920 in Monte Vista, Colo. the son of Alexander Theodore and Pauline Clara (Kuhn) Erickson. He passed away at his Cortez home on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at the age of 93.

Memorial contributions can be made in memory of Kenneth W. “Bud” Erickson with Hospice of Montezuma, PO Box 740, Cortez. Arrangements are being made through Ertel Funeral Home. For further information or to send condolences, log on to and click on the obituary section.