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“I am very sorry to learn of Greg's passing; he and I were classmates in New York Mills, both members of the class of '66.  My deepest sympathies...Read More »
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Greg Erickson, age 60, of Perham, MN, died Sunday, June 1, 2008, at the Perham Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Friday, June 6, 2008, beginning at 11:00 am at Schoeneberger Funeral Home, Perham, with Pastor Paul Anderson officiating. Burial will follow in the Perham Village Cemetery. Visitation will be held Thursday, June 5, at Schoeneberger Funeral Home from 4:00 - 6:00 pm and one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.



Greg Raymond Erickson was born February 28, 1948, in Wadena, MN, the son of Raymond and Marjorie (Hunter) Erickson. He graduated from New York Mills High School in 1966 and joined the US Army in 1968. He worked for Tuffy's in Perham, MN, for most of his life. Greg enjoyed listening to country music, watching football, baseball, and Nascar races on TV and having coffee in the lounge of his apartment building with the other residents.



Greg is survived by his children, Kristen Brown, Perham, MN; Pamela Erickson, Perham, MN; Jason Erickson, Frazee, MN; Travis (Jessica) Erickson, Perham, MN; and Rebecca (Todd) Tagtgren, Perham, MN; six brothers, Duane (Jessie) Erickson, Rodney (Kathy) Erickson, Royce (Shelly) Erickson, Gerald Erickson, Eldon (Alice) Erickson, and Curtis Erickson; three sisters, Marylce (Derry) Long, Janice (Allen) Erickson, and Sharon Erickson; six grandchildren and many aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.



Preceding Greg in death are his parents; wife, Anna; son, Justin; a sister, Loretta; a grandson and a granddaughter.

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