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Roy W. Erickson
- Name: Roy W. Erickson
- Location of Birth: Chisholm, Minnesota
- Date of Birth: November 23, 1924
- Date of Death: December 12, 2012 (88 years old)
- Parents: Arnold Erickson and Lucille (Clemens) Erickson
- High School and Class: 1942 - Chisholm High School, Chisholm, Minnesota
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- Branch: Army
- Other Branch: United States Army Air Corps
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World War II
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Roy had been a resident of Coleraine, Minnesota since 1956.
Roy and Maida Cowling were married on July 27, 1947 in South Gate, California.
He was a service technician for Northwestern Bell, retiring in 1982.
Roy was a member of the Masonic Fraternity for over 55 years and had served as Master of the Canisteo Lodge of Coleraine, Minnesota in 1966.
His parents, Arnold and Lucille Erickson; a son, Randall; and two brothers, Harold and Edwin preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife, Maida; children, Joanne (Tom Caouette) Erickson and Reed Erickson; eleven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a brother, Delbert (Cleo) Erickson.
In Roy's retirement years, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing at Eagle Ridge, and spending winters at their home in Brownsville, Texas.
Roy died at Home and Comfort in Coleraine, Minnesota and is buried in
Lakeview Cemetery. No photo of grave marker available at this time.
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