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Raymond "Ray" Laverne Erickson
- Name: Raymond "Ray" Laverne Erickson
- Location of Birth: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
- Date of Birth: September 15, 1929
- Date of Death: July 4, 2017 (87 years old)
- Parents: Cornelius and Pansy Erickson
- High School and Class: Bigfork High School, Bigfork, Minnesota
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- Branch: Air Force
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After graduation, Raymond joined the United States Air Force and served in Japan.
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In 1952, Raymond was united in marriage to Marian Kiskadden in Pennsylvania.
He retired from Pittsburg Plate Glass where he was a cutter for many years.
In 1995, Raymond moved to Bigfork, Minnesota.
He loved spending time with his family and playing cards, especially cribbage.
Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Marian; two sisters, Lorraine Hamilton and Bertha Bjork; and a granddaughter.
Raymond is survived by a daughter, Bonnie (Robbi) Walker; two sons, Patrick (Kathy) Kinsman and Dennis (Rose) Erickson; sister, Kathleen Henry; seven grandchildren; and twelve great-grandchildren.
Raymond died at Bigfork Valley Nursing Home in Bigfork, Minnesota. Per Raymond's request, no services were held.
Raymond is buried in Hartstown Cemetery at Hartstown, Pennsylvania.
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