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Robert F. Erickson

Plentywood, Sheridan County, Montana, USA
Death 16 May 2002 (aged 75)
Choteau, Teton County, Montana, USA
Burial Choteau, Teton County, Montana, USA
Memorial ID 176334973 · View Source
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CHOTEAU--World War II Navy veteran Robert Erickson, 75, a retired street superintendent, died Thursday of natural causes at a Choteau hospital.

A memorial service is 11 a.m. Wednesday at Choteau Methodist Church, with a luncheon to follow. There will be a private family burial. Gorder Funeral Home of Choteau is handling the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, daughter, son-in-law, son, brother, three sisters, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren [survivor's names omitted].

Robert was born Dec. 25, 1926, in Plentywood, and raised in Sunburst, Shelby and Choteau. Bob joined the Navy when he was 17 years old, and served in WW II. When the war ended, he married his high school sweetheart, Anna Lee Dauwalder in 1947 in Choteau. They were married for 55 years.

He farmed outside of Choteau in the Bole area for several years. Later he worked for the City of Choteau, and then for the City of Helena as street superintendent for 21 years.

He was a member of the United Methodist Church, American Legion, Choteau Senior Citizens and the Elks Club.

He loved golf and was a member of the Choteau Country Club and Bill Roberts Golf Course in Helena. He loved to travel south every winter to enjoy golf. His family was important to him.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Sidney and Ellen Erickson, and a brother, Donald Erickson.

Memorial are suggested to the Choteau United Methodist Church, Intermountain Children's Home, or the charity of the donor's choice.--Great Falls Tribune, May 19, 2002, Pg. 2-M

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