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Dorothy Erickson, 93

Dorothy (Springer) Erickson, age 93 of New Richmond, Wis., died peacefully on Friday, April 3, 2009 at the St. Croix Health Center in New Richmond.

Dorothy was born on Feb. 29, 1916 in East Farmington, Wis. to Anton and Laura (Krenz) Springer. She was married on August 24, 1938 to Richard H. Erickson.

Dorothy was a telephone operator who loved to garden and dance. She also played in a band with her husband.

Dorothy is survived by her daughters, Yvonne (Jim) Reardon, Sylvia (Jerry) Campeau; seven grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Father James Brinkman officiated at the Mass which took place on Monday, April 6 at 11 a.m. The visitation was held one hour prior to the service. Her pallbearers were Austin Anderson, Tom Campeau, Ben Haefner, Mitch Campeau, Sean Higgins and Matt Campeau. Her honorary pallbearers were Florine Rondeau, Doris Sette, Rick Reardon, Mike Higgins, Dan Anderson, Randy Gilner, Dave Olson, Bob Emerson, Floyd Engbretson, Jim Handrahan and Trudy Hinz. Music was provided by Ron Boldt and Anne Anez. Interment was at Assumption Cemetery in East Farmington, Wis.

Arrangements by Cullen Crea Funeral Home.