Carlos Everett Erickson

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  • Name: Carlos Everett Erickson
  • Location of Birth: Deer River, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: April 20, 1922
  • Date of Death: November 1, 1995 (73 years old)
  • Parents: Jack Elmer and Selma Marie Timo
  • High School and Class: 1939 - Deer River High School, Deer River, Minnesota
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  • Branch: Army
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  • Military Highlights:
    Carlos served with the United States Army during World War II with General Patton's Third Army and saw action in Belgium, Luxembourg, France, and Germany.

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    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Carlos worked for the Deer River Telephone Company in Deer River, Minnesota for thirty-seven years. He retired in 1987.

    Preceded in death by a daughter, Karla Erickson; he is survived by his wife, Margaret "Peggy" Jean (Jerry) Erickson; a daughter, Margery Villeneuve; a son, Gregory; two sisters, Nora Danielson and Lila Alajoki; three brothers, Edmond, Rolfe, and August; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

    Carlos died at St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth, Minnesota and is buried in Pine Ridge Cemetery at Deer River, Minnesota.

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