Funeral services for Eric Parker Dean of Starbuck, Minnesota will be held Friday, March 8, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Glenwood United Parish in Glenwood, Minnesota. Visitation will be held Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Starbuck Funeral Home in Starbuck and for one hour prior to services at the church on Friday. Burial will be in St. Paul's Cemetery in Ben Wade Township near Lowry, MN.
Eric Parker Dean was born December 17, 2008 in Glenwood, Minnesota to David Dean and Sommer Kemp. He was a very active, curious and fun loving boy. He loved movies especially Cars (Mater was his favorite), Finding Nemo, Kung Fu Panda and Chicken Run.
Eric loved spending time with his family. He loved camping, dancing, fishing, swimming, hiking, animals, bugs and just being outside.
Eric's infectious laughter, beautiful smile, and bright eyes will live forever in our hearts. Your life was too brief, but you will live on in the many hearts that you touched.
Eric passed away on Thursday, February 28, 2013 at the St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud, Minnesota. He lived to reach the age of 4 years.
Eric is survived by his parents: David Dean (Amanda Peltier) of Starbuck and Sommer Kemp of Glenwood; brothers and sisters: Shawn, Faith, Tiana, Blake, Jase, Vance and Kylan; grandparents: Daniel and Yvonne Dean of Starbuck, Julie Olivier of Clarkfield and Beth Peltier of Starbuck; great-grandparents: Joyce Kemp of Sioux Falls, SD and Bill and Olga Anderson of Glenwood. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
An account has been set up to benefit the family of Eric at the Glenwood State Bank in Glenwood, 5 E Minnesota Ave, Glenwood MN 56334.