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“It may be because when it first happened people were told he died of the flu. Truth is never hidden from God. Beautiful Eric is finally safe, sitting...Read More »
1 of 38 | Posted by: ChildrenRest

“So very, very sad. This breaks my heart. May Eric find the peace and love in heaven that he was denied here on Earth. David Dean should be in...Read More »
2 of 38 | Posted by: Ryan

“I cannot believe that anyone is sending condolences to David. There is no way in hell that he didn't know this baby was being abused! And to list...Read More »
3 of 38 | Posted by: Tracy Smith

“What a strange household this must have been for no other members living there - especially Eric's father - not to have noticed the bruises and...Read More »
4 of 38 | Posted by: K. R. Albrecht

“I cried reading this story. This innocent angel should be here on earth instead of amanda and dave. May you BOTH burn in HELL! RIP sweet little baby...Read More »
5 of 38 | Posted by: end. child. abuse. now.

“Dave,So sorry for your loss. May God strengthen you and give you peace. ”
6 of 38 | Posted by: Terri Thomson

“I don't think we know each other but reading about this beautiful little boy's death, I can't help but cry. It is so unfair and I feel so badly for...Read More »
7 of 38 | Posted by: Amanda Bohm

“Dave I'm so sorry to hear to hear about your son! My hearts breaks for you and you are in my prayers and thoughts ”
8 of 38 | Posted by: Lori Oberg

“Although i don't know you, i can feel your pain, as i lost a little girl when she was 14 months old, and a little boy when he was 5 months old. i...Read More »
9 of 38 | Posted by: Sheryle Dahl

“We ache with you. Your cousin Suzette would have been your age David. I know your pain. God's comfort is real; His presence is vital; His words are...Read More »
10 of 38 | Posted by: Ramon & Paula

“We are so sorry to hear about the loss of little Eric. We are praying for all of you. Please let us know if we can help in any way. ”
11 of 38 | Posted by: Matt & Jean Dahl - Starbuck, MN

“We are very sorry to hear about about your loss of Eric. We wish we could be with you during this difficult time. Please know that our hearts and...Read More »
12 of 38 | Posted by: Troy and Jacquie Dean

“The Lord works in ways we just don't understand sometimes. I am sure that His perfect plan is being fulfilled with Eric. My heart and prayers go out...Read More »
13 of 38 | Posted by: Glen Wegener

“"Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal." My sympathy to you, Beth, and to your family in the loss of Eric....Read More »
14 of 38 | Posted by: Susan Bodeker-

“David, my dad called me and told me the very sad news about eric. I am so sorry and my heart aches for you and the rest of your family. U are all in...Read More »
15 of 38 | Posted by: Cathy plucker - new london, MN

“David, Sommer, Blake, as well as the rest of the family, my heartfelt condolences go out to you all. I was devistated when I heard the news about the...Read More »
16 of 38 | Posted by: Char Tousignant

“David, Mandy & Family: We were heartbroken to hear about the loss of your sweet little boy. James and I have been praying for you and hope that...Read More »
17 of 38 | Posted by: Misty Boots

“So sorry to hear of your loss. As I sit in Mesa, I recall your family coming to church. They were always so well behaved. Having never lost a...Read More »
18 of 38 | Posted by: Barb

“As Eric's God Mother I will miss you little man..You are now with Grandpa Herb..He will look after you for us now...Both your God Father Duane Hove...Read More »
19 of 38 | Posted by: Brenda and Duane Hove

“David and family: I'm so sorry to hear about your son, Eric. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers. May your strength in God carry...Read More »
20 of 38 | Posted by: Lynette and family

“It is with sad thoughts that our hearts go out to you,Mandy and your family. He was a special little guy that you will always hold dear. Our love...Read More »
21 of 38 | Posted by: Phyllis Jacobson

“David: I am so sorry to hear about Eric. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Hold on tightly to the memories. ”
22 of 38 | Posted by: Mick Ekren

“David & Family, We were heartbroken to hear about Eric. Wishing you peace and strength in the days ahead. ”
23 of 38 | Posted by: Kayla & Ronnie Hawkinson

“David I am sorry to here what has happened u and ur family r in our prayers I am her for you if you need a friend ”
24 of 38 | Posted by: aaron grzadzieleski

“I have alot of memories of the whole family,visits in Fargo, Halloween in Fargo, his Baptism in Glenwood, just to many to forget or to write down....Read More »
25 of 38 | Posted by: Brenda Hove - Fargo, ND

“David and family, You are in my thoughts and prayers. I bet he was an awesome little dude. I am so sorry that you are going through this awful loss....Read More »
26 of 38 | Posted by: Sarah Gandrud

“David and family, you have my deepest sympathy. You are in my prayers during this difficult time. Rely on your faith during this time, and God will...Read More »
27 of 38 | Posted by: Carolyn Wolff

“We are so sorry to hear about Eric. What a beautiful angel. May you find peace in the loving memories and in God's grace and love. May our prayers...Read More »
28 of 38 | Posted by: Les and Barb (Dean) Nelson

“Beth, I am sorry for your loss and my heart goes out to you and your family. ”
29 of 38 | Posted by: Jessica Kirwin

“Eric was and always will be one of the most precious little boys I have ever met,along with Blake. My heart goes out to all of you & our family...Read More »
30 of 38 | Posted by: Miranda Hove (cousin)

“We are sorry to hear about your Eric. What a sad thought that such a young life has to be taken from you. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and...Read More »
31 of 38 | Posted by: Wally and Marlys Van Den Einde

32 of 38 | Posted by: BILL&DIANN STORCK

“Sorry to hear about Eric. He may not be with you now, but he will always be in your hearts. He will be missed. Our prayers are with you and for you...Read More »
33 of 38 | Posted by: Pat and Carmen Dahl

“I know your mother, Yvonne, through Rap-Con. I just wanted to extend my heartfelt sorrow and prayers for you all. There are no words at all to...Read More »
34 of 38 | Posted by: Brooke Ray

“We are so very sorry for your loss. Please know that you are in our prayers everyday, we are here for you and your family. Much love, ”
35 of 38 | Posted by: Faith & Ed Banken

“I am really sorry to hear about this. ihope you guys are doing alright. My prayers and thought are with you all! God Bless you all! Sincercely,...Read More »
36 of 38 | Posted by: Colleen Myslicki - Glenwood, MN

“My thoughts and prayers go out to your family!! So sorry for your loss! ”
37 of 38 | Posted by: Steph Berget

“I am so saddened by this loss! You were such an amazing kid, you will be truly missed! You are in my thoughts always, Love you Bug!! ”
38 of 38 | Posted by: Anna H - fargo, ND - cousin

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.

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Pedersen and Starbuck Funeral Homes
101 South Atlantic Avenue Morris, MN 56267
Tel. (320) 589-3220