Clinton Dade Erickson

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  • Name: Clinton Dade Erickson
  • Location of Birth: Emerald, Wisconsin
  • Date of Birth: July 2, 1932
  • Date of Death: January 16, 1999 (66 years old)
  • Parents: Walfred Erickson and Engel (Hansen) Erickson
  • High School and Class: attended school in Bear River, Minnesota
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  • Highest Rank: FP3 (Pipefitter Petty Officer 3rd Class)
  • Branch: Navy
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  • Date of Discharge: April 15, 1953
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  • Wars Involved:
    Korean Conflict

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  • Civilian Life:
    Clinton grew up in Bear River, Minnesota. Following school, he entered the United States Navy, serving until his honorable discharge on April 15, 1953.

    Clinton married Joan Ricker on October 23, 1954, in Nashwauk, Minnesota.

    Following their marriage, they moved to Pengilly, Minnesota, then to Andover, Minnesota and finally to Grand Rapids, Minnesota in 1995.

    Clinton was a member of the St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

    Clinton is survived by his wife, Joan (Ricker) Erickson; three sons, Gregory, Dennis, and David; a daughter, Linda Worcester; three brothers, Duane, Lester, and Donald; and twelve grandchildren.

    Clinton died at his home and is buried in the Bear River (Morcom) Cemetery at Bear River, Minnesota.

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