WHITE BEAR TOWNSHIP, Minn. — Russell “Russ” C. Erickson, of White Bear Township was reunited with his beloved wife, Janice Thursday, Nov. 9. 2017.

Russ was born at his family’s home in north Menomonie on New Years Eve 1939. He was the fifth of which would eventually be six sons born to Raymond and Agnes Erickson.

Russ was preceded in death by his parents; son, Brian; brothers, Raymond, Harold, Robert, Donald, Lawrence “Larry”; in-laws, best friends and traveling companions, Joe and Claudi Munson.

Russ is survived by his stepson, Michael Ablan (Amy); granddaughter, Shawn Cumberland (George); sister-in-law, Vivian; brother-in-law, Gerald Fischer (Elaine); and an extended family of nieces who continue to give him their love and support after the death of his wife in November 2011.

Service at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, at the Johnson-Peterson Funeral Home, 2130 2nd St. in White Bear Lake, Minn. (651-429-7661) with visitation two hours prior to the service. Private family inerment at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery. Memorials to donor’s choice.