Balloons were released at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Pillager by Erika Dalquist's family in her memory Friday. Brainerd Dispatch/Steve Kohls
Duane and Colleen Dalquist (left) and their family members held a brief service directed by Pastor Kathy Ingbritsen at the Dalquist home south of Pillager after the funeral in Baxter. It was the desire of the family to bring their daughter Ericka Dalquist home.
Dalquist released a butterfly in Pillager after the funeral.
Colleen Dalquist cut the yellow ribbon from a tree near her driveway to her home south of Pillager Friday. The Dalquists brought their daughter's casket home for a ceremony for close family members. The yellow ribbons have been wrapped around the trees at their home since Erika disappeared on Oct. 30, 2002.
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