Written by TRF Times
Roseau - Marylin Louise Erickson passed away on Friday, March 28, 2014 at Life Care Roseau Manor at the age of 74.
A memorial service was held on Tuesday, April 1 at Roseau Community Church in Roseau. Interment will be held at a later date.
Marylin Louise Erickson was born on March 13, 1940 to Leverne and Betty (Franks) Dow in Thief River Falls, and graduated from Lincoln High School. Marylin then attended Northwest Bible College for one year, before finding employment with NorthWestern Bell Operator from 1974-1979, where her children would dial 0 when they wanted to talk to her.
Marylin was in a bowling league for many years. She also loved to fish, and gardening and canning, but most of all Marylin loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Marylin is survived by sons, Jeff (Dawn) Erickson of Remer, Gregg Erickson of New Hampshire, Mitch (Karlynn) Erickson of Roseau; daughters, Melanie (Darrel) Collins of Hager City, Wis., Michelle Erickson; sister, Sandra Griffin of Roseau; brother, Larry (Marijeanne) Dow of Illinois; 11 grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Harold Erickson; mother, Betty Dow.