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James Swede Lee Erickson
June 1951 June 2017
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James “Swede” Lee Erickson passed away last week with his family by his side.  Born in Minnesota, Jim was very talented and could fix anything.  He graduated from Turlock High school in 1969. He worked at Patton Vending for almost twenty years and in his free time he would restore Juke boxes.  He loved to fish and play pool.

Jim is survived by his children Matthew Erickson and Melissa (Paul) Marshall; grandchildren Vasco and Whitney Marshall; sisters Beverly (Doug) Merritt and Patti (Donnie) Watson; Ex-wife Debbie Martin and her husband Ron Martin.

A Memorial Service will be held at 12 pm, June 9, 2017 at Allen Mortuary.  In lieu of flowers, donations in Jim’s name can be made to Turlock Gospel Mission.  Please share your memories at