February 16, 1936 - October 26, 2019


A Celebration of Life will be held for Dawn Erickson on Saturday, November 9, 2019, from 1-5 PM at Jack and Jim’s Restaurant, 11025 Duelm Rd. NE, Foley, MN. A private family internment will be held at Camp Ripley in Little Falls at a later date.

Dawn was born to the late Donald and Evelyn (Powers) Wildman on February 16, 1936, in Bottineau, North Dakota. She married Joseph Erickson on July 11, 1959, in South Dakota. Dawn worked in graphic design and sales for many years of her working career.

She was a crafty lady and loved creating crafts and knitting, spending time with her family and friends, eating at one of her favorite restaurants, Jack and Jim’s, and spending time at the cabin.

Dawn is survived by her children, Carl (Linda) Erickson of Princeton, Amy Erickson of Little Falls, Jud (Michelle) Erickson of Monticello, and Betsy Erickson of St. Paul; her sister, Terry Hanna of Rapid City, SD; brother, Joe (Sue) Wildman of Milaca; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Dawn is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Joseph; brothers, Tom and Bill; brother in-law, Alan; and sister in-law, Penny.

Dawn was an amazing wife, mom, sister, granny, great-granny, and friend and will be dearly missed by all who knew her.