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Mary T. Erickson, 78

Mary T. Erickson, an avid volunteer, age 78, of Hastings, passed away surrounded by her family at Regina Medical Center on Aug. 19.

She was born on April 30, 1935, to Francis and Florence Gegen. Mary worked for many years with Hastings Community Education and she loved volunteering time, especially at Dorothy Day in St. Paul.

Mary was preceded in death by the father of her children, Harvey Erickson; son David; parents; and brothers Michael and Thomas Gegen.

She is survived by her children Dean Erickson, Maureen Erickson, and Dan (Anne) Erickson; grandchildren Brandon, Chris, Nick, Jeremy, Amanda, Jack, and Emma; two great-grandchildren; brother Charles (Sue) Gegen; sister Kathleen (Mike) Connelly; sisters-in-law, Janean and Carol Gegen; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial, officiated by Fr. Jim Perkl, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 23, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 2035 W. 15th St., Hastings. A visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, at Wise Family Funeral Home, 400 Spring St., Hastings, and 1 hour prior to Mass on Friday. Interment St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Cemetery.

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