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Vern C. Erickson

Vern Erickson obit photoVern Erickson, age 86, of Huron, died Sunday, November 23, 2008, at Sun Quest Health Care Center.  His funeral service was at 11:00 AM Friday, November 28th at the American Lutheran Church with Rev. Steven Brandsrud officiating.  Burial was in the Restlawn Memory Gardens Cemetery with military rites by the Huron Veterans Council. 

Vern C. Erickson was born December 23, 1921, to Hilding and Hilder (Johnson) Erickson in Huron.  He grew up and received his education in Huron.  Vern was married to Mildred Leigh Knudtson on January 31, 1971.  She died March 18, 1986.   

Vern enlisted in the US Army in October 1943 and served until February 1946.  He worked for Randall’s Foods in Huron. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Mildred; two sisters, Hilma Dominick and Vivian Dammeier; five brothers, Norris, Ervin, Daries, Gene and Lawrence; a stepdaughter, Delores Myers; and a stepson, Marvin Knudtson.

He is survived by two stepdaughters, Dorthy (Arnold) Webb of Harrold and Virginia (Mel) Hauge of Elmore, Minnesota, and one stepson, Melvin (Barb) Knudtson of Pullman, Washington. 

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