Darlene M. EricksonGod called his angel, Darlene Erickson home on Sunday, July 14, 2013.
God called his angel, Darlene Erickson home on Sunday, July 14, 2013.
She was born in Duluth on Sept. 2, 1947, to Bennie and Loretta Lombardi.
Darlene was a 1965 graduate of Morgan Park High School. On Nov. 18, 1978 Darlene married Edward J. Erickson. In 1986, they welcomed Amy into their lives.
Darlene was a member of The Family of God Lutheran Church for many years and a member of the OWL’s Auxiliary. She was an avid gardener and loved to cook and bake for her family. Darlene loved to travel and just returned from a trip to the Panama Canal. Family and friends were the most important things in her life.
Darlene was preceded in death by her father; and a nephew Vince Lombardi.
She is survived by her devoted husband of 34 years, Edward; her loving daughter, Amy; her mother, Loretta; three brothers, Dareld (Cheryl) Lombardi, Sam Lombardi and Bennie John (Nancy) Lombardi, all of Duluth; many loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
The family would like to thank all the people at Essentia Health for their wonderful care of Darlene.
GATHERING OF FAMILY AND FRIENDS: 2 p.m. until the 3 p.m. memorial service Monday, July 22, in Cremation Society of Minnesota, 4100 Grand Ave.
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