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Randolph Erickson, 54

Randolph “Randy” Oscar Erickson, age 54, of Buffalo, passed away Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, at his residence.

He was born July 9, 1963, in Aurora, CO, the son of Dale E. and Darlene A. (Nickell) Erickson.

Randy graduated from Buffalo High School in 1982. He later received a law enforcement degree.

He was employed for 33 years as a Wright County deputy sheriff, and had also formerly worked as a police officer in both Buffalo and Howard Lake.

He currently was employed at Menard’s in Buffalo.

Randy enjoyed fishing, hunting, collecting sports memorabilia, his dogs, and taking care of his lawn.

He is survived by his mother, Darlene A. Erickson of Buffalo; a brother, Gary (Sandi) Erickson of Crosby; sisters Cindy (Ervin) Karasch of Sauk Centre, and Judy (Larry) Ahlm of Buffalo; loving companion, Jill Buranen of Buffalo; six nephews and nieces; and seven great nephews and nieces; and other relatives and friends.

Randy was preceded in death by his father, Dale E. Erickson Dec. 31, 1998.

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