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Arlan Ehrich

September 7, 1944 — September 21, 2021

Arlan “John” Ehrich, 77, of Fergus Falls, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family, on Tuesday September 21, 2021.

He was born on July 7, 1944 in Blue Earth, Minnesota the son of Arlan Sr. and Loraine (Enockson) Ehrich. Arlan grew up on the family farm in Bricelyn and Brush Creek area, later the family moved to Olivia and then to Fergus Falls.

Of his many joys in life, Arlan was a huge jokester and prankster, just like his mother, making people laugh. In addition, he loved plants, wood working, fishing, watching Western shows, spending time with his family and friends, and loved all his children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death were his parents and two brothers, Ricky and Lon.

Survivors include his life partner, Cheryl Hilden; his children, Keith, Kevin, AJ, Michael, Bambi, Kelly, Kerry and Staci; siblings, Marce, Barb, Patricia, Trudy, Nancy, Dixie and Thomas. Also surviving is his dog Angel.

Services will be held at a later date.

Olson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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