IRONTON - Erick Stanley Splettstoeszer, age 72, of Ironton, died on March 15, 2008, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. He was born on Sept. 26, 1935, in Deerwood Township to Stanley and Aimar (Ford) Splettstoeszer. He married Glenna L. Turner on Sept. 28, 1963. He was an area locksmith and saw sharpener for many years. He was a member of the Salem Lutheran Church in Deerwood, member of the Cuyuna Range Masonic Lodge No. 276, Crosby, 2003 Hiram Award recipient, member of the Scottish Rite and Aad Shrine, Duluth.
He is survived by his wife, Glenna; two sons, Martin (Tena) Splettstoeszer, Ironton, Roger Splettstoeszer, Ironton; one brother, Robert (Lorraine) Splettstoeszer, Brainerd; four sisters, Katherine Olander, Emily, Louise (Lewis) Forsmark, Bloomington, Mary (Arvin) Packer, Park Rapids, Betty (Lester) Shankle, Mishawaka, Ind.; four grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents; three sons, Daniel, Brent and Scott Splettstoeszer.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. on Tuesday at the Salem Lutheran Church in Deerwood. Burial will be at the Lakewood Cemetery, Crosby. Friends may call on Monday at the Koop Funeral Home, Crosby, from 4-8 p.m. with a Masonic service at 7 p.m.
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