DONALD MORTON ERICKSONDonald M. Erickson, 75, of Cloquet, passed away Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012 at Grand Lake Manor in the Township of Saginaw, surrounded by her family.
Donald M. Erickson, 75, of Cloquet, passed away Sunday, Sept. v
He was born Sept. 10, 1937 in Cloquet to John E. and Inga H. (Jokela) Erickson.
Donald served his country in the U.S. Navy as a Radioman.
He was united in marriage to MaryAnn Novacinski on March 28, 1959 in Carlton.
Donald retired from the Potlatch Corp. as a pipefitter and was a member of the Potlatch Quarter Century Club and the Hebert-Kennedy VFW Post 3979 of Cloquet. He enjoyed gardening, baking (especially his breads and rolls) and was a great husband, fabulous dad, and wonderful grandfather.
Donald was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers, Edward, Sidney and John.
He is survived by his wife, MaryAnn; one son, Loren (Tracy) Erickson; three daughters, Ronda (Jeff Wehr) Erickson, Roxann (Dick) Burtness, and Renee Erickson; five grandchildren, Josh (Ashley), Rylee, Bronson, River, and Spencer; one great-grandson, Jaxon; one brother, Lynn (Sharon) Erickson; one sister, Mavis (Bill) Keller; and numerous nieces and nephews.
PRIVATE FAMILY GATHERING: will be held at Nelson Funeral Care. See the family online guest book at www.nelsonfuneralcare.net