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Gladys Erickson 1927 – 2022

Gladys Ann Erickson, 95, of Sebeka, went to her everlasting home on May 30, 2022.
Gladys was born on April 25, 1927 to Ludwig and Crescentia Nohrenberg in Wadena County. She grew up on their family farm in North Germany Township. On July 29th, 1950 she married Lester Erickson. Six children were born to them.
As a young woman Gladys was a rural school teacher in Wadena County. She and Lester ran a dairy farm for many years while raising their family. Later Gladys was employed as a home health care aide.
Gladys is survived by her five children: Jim (Karen) Erickson, Robbin Troobnick, Joel (Mari) Erickson, Greg (Mary) Erickson, and Todd (Glennda) Erickson, her nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her parents, her husband, an infant son, Jeffrey Dean, her sister Frances Raatikka, and her brother Clifford Nohrenberg.
Gladys did not wish to have a funeral. If friends would like to give a memorial donation in her name we suggest a gift to her church, Zion Lutheran Church.
Arrangements were entrusted to Karvonen Funeral Home of Wadena. Online condolences may be left at

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