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of St. Michael, MN

December 11, 1941 – July 17, 2023

Visitation

Sunday, July 23, 2023

one hour prior to the service

The Peterson Chapel – St. Michael, MN

Memorial Service

Sunday, July 23, 2023

2:00 p.m.

The Peterson Chapel – St. Michael, MN

*luncheon to follow the service at the chapel

Marjorie “Marge” Ruth Erickson, age 82 of St. Michael, MN, passed away on July 17, 2023. She was born the daughter of Frank & Ruth (Rinerson) Broers on December 11, 1941 in Twin Valley, Norman County, MN.

Marge was a strong woman who was always kind and warm hearted. Marge will always be remembered as a sassy, but classy lady with a great love for her friends and family

Marge was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother and is survived by her daughters, Deanna (Steve) Folkerds, Devonne (fiancé, Greg Stevenson) Erickson and Nita (Mike) Prange; grandchildren, Austin & Jacob Prange, Garrett (Sara) Lee, Colton (Justine) Lee, Erika & Luke Folkerds; great grandchildren, Jaxon Prange, Gavin Lee, Addison & Elias Folkerds; sisters, Arlene Korsgaden & Faye Naugle; former husband, Loren Erickson; also many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Frank & Ruth Broers; brother, Richard Broers and sister, Jan Heiraas.

A Celebration of Marge’s Life will be held Sunday, July 23, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service all at The Peterson Chapel in St. Michael, MN.

Luncheon to follow at The Peterson Chapel in St. Michael, MN.

Officiating will be Pastor John Folkerds.

Private family interment will be at a later date.

10 Guestbook Entries

  1. Jill Merges

    Nita, Devonne, Deanna and families –
    Sorry for you loss. I knew your mom from the bowling league over 15 years ago. We always had so much fun. The bowling wasn’t the best, but the friendship, and giggles were the best! One memory that stands out was when she told us she was going to Alabama! – she proceeded to tell us where she was stopping on the way to Fargo (to go to Alabama). We thought she meant the state, not the band! Oh my did we laugh. I will miss my friend. RIP Marge

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  2. Carmen Robeck

    A dear friend, Marge was a fun person. She looked at the bright side. Condolences to all the family.

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  3. Marion Conwell

    Marge was a sassy and classy lady, I strongly agree! She served the students and staff at STMA for many years. This is where I got to know her when we worked together in the Jr High and Middle School office. She was a patient teacher, the grammar police, a STMA historian and we shared lots of fun and laughter. We worked for some interesting principals over the years!

    Marge was a wonderful mother and deeply devoted to her daughters and their families. She was very proud and just glowed when she spoke of them.

    I never could figure out how a little woman like Marge could love food and eat the way she did and never gain a pound!
    She will be greatly missed by her family and friends, but the stories and good times will never be forgotten and the love she showed us will long be remembered.
    Love ya Marge!

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  4. Denice Petrowski

    Nothing describes Marge better than kind and warm hearted! She was an absolute joy to be with and I cherish the many times and wonderful memories I have with her! I love you Marge and I know you are soaring now and dancing with your Angels ❤️

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  5. Monte Bouressa

    So sorry for your family’s loss. I was a student in the middle school when she was in the office. She was a very nice lady

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  6. Mary Lund

    Devonne and family, we send our sympathies. What great memories you must have. Hold them close, Mary and Dave. Xo

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  7. lynn erickson-voorhees

    sympathies and hugs to you all.. always enjoyed being around marge.. such a “hoot”.. lots of good fun family vaca memories at the lakes.. 🙏🏻🙏🏻

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  8. Gail Pierson

    Kind, warm hearted, sassy and classy! That was the Marge I knew. My condolences to all of her family. Marge and I were classmates in the TVHS Class of 1959. Gail

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  9. Deb Spencer

    Dear Family,
    I am so very sorry to hear of Marge’s passing. I worked with her STMA…. she was fun. spunky, warm-hearted. She will be missed and thought of fondly.

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  10. Peggy Disse Stellmach

    Marge and I were roommates in Fargo on 8th st. with 4 or 5 other young women in about 1961. The memories aren’t complete any more. But it was a fine time.

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