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Erland Lewis Erlandson

Posted 2020-05-21 by mhenderson
Published in Today's News Herald on May 19, 2020 -
Lake Havasu City, Arizona -

Erland Lewis Erlandson passed away on April 3, 2020 at age 81 in Lake
Havasu City. He was born in Los Angeles on Nov. 23, 1938 to Gunnar and
Bernice Erlandson.

Erland served his country in the United States Army. Before joining
the Army, he worked as a fisherman and logger, for the Frito Lay Co.,
Dole Banana Co. as well as his dad's home building company. After the
Army, he worked for McCulloch Corporation in Los Angeles and in Lake
Havasu City for 24 years. He also worked for Honeywell Corp for 13
years in Phoenix. In 2002, he retired and moved back to Havasu. He was
a member of the Cancer Support Group of Havasu as well as actively
volunteering for them in various capacities.

He married his wife, Marilyn, Oct. 28, 1961 and they shared 48 years
together. Erland was in the first group of McCulloch employees to move
from Los Angeles to Lake Havasu City in 1970. He enjoyed gun shooting,
classic cars, boating, fishing Classic Chevelles of Havasu.

Erland is preceded in death by his wife; Marilyn Erlandson, and his
parents; Gunnar and Bernice Erlandson.

He is survived by his sons; Eric and Karl (Mary) Erlandson, sister;
Elaine (Conrad) Moore, brother-in-laws; Jim Nelson and Danny Williams,
five grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.

Services were entrusted to the care of Lietz Fraze Funeral Home.
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