Dorothy Lorraine Erickson, 91, of Duluth, passed away peacefully on June 10, 2019. She was born December 23, 1927 to Robert and Elizabeth (Bienusa) Wheeler.
During World War II she was employed in the office of a Duluth shipyard. She later worked as a cashier at various Duluth grocery stores, including Goldfine's by the Bridge.
She enjoyed crocheting and over the years made numerous baby blankets that she donated to a local hospital. She also loved to win big money at the casinos.
She is preceded by her parents, twin brothers Rodger and Robert Wheeler, sisters Evelyn Anderson and Maryann Handris, husband Leonard, sons Richard and Vernon Young.
She is survived by daughter Barbara of Duluth, son Lawrence (Valerie) of East Bethel, MN, beloved grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the staff at The North Shore Estates for their exceptional care.
Visitation: 9:30 a.m. until the 10:00 a.m. Celebration of Life, Saturday, June 29, 2019 at the Cremation Society of Minnesota, 4100 Grand Ave, Duluth.
Arrangements by Bell Brothers Jarvi Dowd Funeral Home.