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Duane Ralph Erickson
- Name: Duane Ralph Erickson
- Location of Birth: Duluth, Minnesota
- Date of Birth: July 15, 1949
- Date of Death: December 21, 1987 (38 years old)
- Parents: Earl and Alberta Erickson
- High School and Class: 1967 - Grand Marais High School, Grand Marais, Minnesota
- College: Attended North Dakota State University, where he was a small college All-American fullback in football for two years.
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- Branch: Navy
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- Date Sworn In: 1969
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- Date of Discharge: 1973
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Duane enlisted in the United States Navy in 1969 and served until 1973.
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Duane was a resident of Grand Rapids, Minnesota since his discharge.
He is survived by a daughter, Cerise Chapin; his parents, Earl and Alberta Erickson; a brother, Dale Erickson; sisters, Anita Olson, Debbie Carpenter, Denise DeCent, and Sherrie Erickson-Birkedahl.
Duane died at his home and is buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-G-14-08)
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