DEVILS LAKE Ruth Erickson, 85, Devils Lake, died Sunday, June 16, 2013, in her home.
She was born Dec. 26, 1927, to Jalmer and Hilda Lehtinen. She married Reino Erickson.
Survivors: daughters, Susan Foster, Spokane Valley, Wash., Joyce Carter, Savage, Mont., and Janet Staples, Idaho Falls, Idaho; son, Kevin, Grafton; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sister, Helmi Becker, Park Rapids, Minn.
Memorial service: Aug. 3, 1 p.m., Gilbertson Funeral Home, Devils Lake.
Burial: Finnish Cemetery, rural Brocket.