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Robert Edward "Ed" Erickson, 91

Robert Edward "Ed" Erickson, age 91, of Cottage Grove, former long time East Side resident, transitioned to new life on Monday, Dec. 23, surrounded by family.

Preceded in death by parents Edward and Gertrude; step-father Elmer Bodin; and loving wife, Mildred, of 67 years.

Survived by children Lesley (Jim) Beaudoin, and Bob (Vickie) Erickson; brother-in-law Roger Greene; many nieces; nephews; and friends.

He was a World War II Navy veteran, and worked 39 years at Hamm's Brewery.

Memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 6, with visitation one hour prior, at All Saints Lutheran Church, 8100 Belden Blvd., Cottage Grove. Private inurnment later.

Deep gratitude to current and former White Pine, CG, staff and to Allina Hospice nurse, Bev, for walking with us. Memorials preferred.