Penelope Diane Erickson

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Penelope “Penny” Diane Erickson, 70, of Benson, Minn. died Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at Meadow Lane Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center.  A graveside service will be held Friday, October 2, 2020 at 1:30 pm in the Benson City Cemetery. Arrangements are with Zniewski Funeral Home.


Penny was born on June 30, 1950 to Arnold and Lola Erickson in Benson.   She was baptized on September 10, 1950 at West Zion Lutheran Church and confirmed at Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church on November 7, 1965.  She attended school in Benson and graduated with the class of 1968.


Following high school graduation she worked at First State Bank in Benson and later worked selling pull tabs.


She enjoyed traveling, following the Minnesota Vikings and Twins, playing Yahtze and board games, and visiting with friends.  She loved wearing jewelry, especially rings, and doing her nails, make-up and hair.


Penny is survived by cousins, Susan (Duane) Hopp, Larry (Sherri) Floan, Ann (Roger) Frevert, Peggy (Rick Nelson) Floan, Connie (Mike) Lee, Orla (Bruce) Regal, Jerome Lagred, Scott Lagred, and Karen (Kevin) Dahl.


Penny was preceded in death by her mother and father, and many aunts, uncles and cousins.


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