Garnet Lojean (Badtke) Erickson

Erickson, Garnet Lojean (Badtke) 85, left us on May 25th. Preceded by husband Roger; ex-husband Art Lensegrav; daughter-in-law Robin; brother Charles; parents Clarence & Emma. Survived by son David; daughter Anne Marie; son-in-law Thom & cat Emma. While lovingly raising her family, Garnet spent years teaching (Mpls & Bloomington). She then specialized in solving difficult work comp cases for insurance companies & as an expert witness. She valued education & pursued graduate studies at Hamline. Garnet passionately supported the arts with an appreciation instilled by her grandfather. She loved: cats, traveling, writing, painting, music, cribbage, knitting, democratic & civil rights activism, & was an avid reader. Garnet's beautiful, warm sparkle, courage & adventurous generous spirit shall be forever missed. Please join us for a Remembrance Party at Aurora on France (6500 France Av S, Edina) Saturday, June 17th from 1-3 pm. Private interment at Ft. Snelling. Memorials to Hamline University… or Caring for Cats…. Edina Chapel 952-920-3996 West 50th St. & Hwy 100