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Robert Erickson

February 9, 1936 November 5, 2017
Robert Erickson
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Obituary for Robert Erickson

Robert “Bob” Philip Erickson was born to Phillip and Gertrude (Haberle) Erickson on February 9, 1936 in Pennington, MN. He was raised and attended school in Riverton, MN. In 1958, Bob was married to Mavis Sellner and had four children: Gordon, Kenny, Debbie and Eric.

After 32 years of engagement, he was united in marriage to Suzanne (Merrill) LeRud on December 30, 2014 in Park Rapids, MN. In 1986, they moved to Audubon, MN and then settled in Nimrod in 1990.

Bob was employed as an over-the-road trucker for various companies, and the last 20 years for Can-Am Express. He loved camping, horses and his dogs. He peacefully passed away on November 5, 2017 at the Frazee Care Center, surrounded by his family. Robert will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

Preceding him in death were his parents, 3 brothers: Alvin, Roger, Ralph; 2 sisters: Lucy, and Mary Lou.

Survived by his wife Suzanne; children: Gordon (Sandy) of Perham, MN; Kenny of Perham; Debbie (Scott) Matson of Detroit Lakes, MN; Eric (Melanie) of Frazee, MN; David LeRud (Amber Stallman) of Detroit Lakes, MN; Trish Pickar of Perham; sister Aunie Hockenberry; 2 brothers: Everett (Nancy); Harold (Sally); 16 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; many other relatives and a host of friends.

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Karvonen Funeral Home - Wadena

419 2nd Street NE
Wadena, MN 56482

Karvonen Funeral Home - Wadena
419 2nd Street NE Wadena 56482 MN
United States

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