Erickson Bruce â�?�?Swedeâ�? Erickson, 59, of Vermillion died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009 at his residence after a brief illness. Bruce was born Jan. 25, 1949 in Vermillion to Robert and Vera (Boline) Erickson. He graduated from Vermilion High School and served in the Army during the Vietnam War. He had worked as a bar manager in Vermillion until his illness prevented him from working. He is survived by a brother, Paul of Eveleth, MN; and three sisters, Mary (Norman) Bothun of Colorado Springs, CO, Linda (Bob) Iverson of Vermillion, Jane (Jeff) Sturm of Battle Ground, WA; and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service was held at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 19 at the Hansen Funeral Home in Vermillion. For online condolences and obituary please visit hansenfuneralhome.com.