Obituary: Gary L. Erlandson

Services have been scheduled for Gary L. Erlandson.

Gary L. Erlandson, 73, went home to be with his Lord & Savior on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at his home in Lincoln, NE. He was born March 3, 1939, in Gothenburg, NE, was a 1957 graduate of Gothenburg High School, attended Colorado State University and received his MBA at Lake Forest College. Gary was the vice president of finance at Trinity International University in Deerfield for over 30 years and was a former member of the Evangelical Free Church In Libertyville. Surviving are his wife, Marilyn Erlandson (nee Jensen), whom he married in 2004; children, Cheryl (Bradley) McKown of Independence, MN and Scott (Suzanne) Erlandson of Libertyville; grandchildren, Judson and Jane McKown, and Tyler, Krista and Kyle Erlandson. Gary is also survived by Marilyn's three children; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 42 years, Elaine Erlandson (nee Nelson) in 2003. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until the time of the services at 4 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 17, at Crosslife, formerly the Evangelical Free Church, 421 W. Austin Ave., Libertyville. An interment service for the family will precede the funeral at Lakeside Cemetery in Libertyville. Memorial contributions to Trinity International University, would be appreciated. Arrangements are by the Burnett-Dane Funeral Home Ltd., Libertyville, 847-362-3009 or please sign the guest book at www.burnettdane.com.

—Burnett-Dane Funeral Home provided this information.


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