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In Memory of Eric Petersen

Gathering of Family and Friends

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Saturday October 17, 2020
Eric's Sister Jen's
6528 Newton Ave S. Richfield, MN
Richfield MN, 55423

Eric Allan Petersen, age 43, of Richfield MN, passed away on October 12, 2020 in River Falls, WI. Eric was born on October 11th, 1977 to parents Allan and Peggy. He graduated from Richfield High School and went on to earn his bachelors degree from Metropolitan State University.

After graduation Eric was able to use his degree while doing what he loved, traveling the world. He taught English to many in Thailand, Columbia and China. He also traveled to many parts of South America and Europe.

Eric will be remembered as an intelligent and caring man. Though he had his struggles he had endless love for his family and loved being an uncle to his nieces and nephews.  He was an avid reader who loved reading about many topics. He also enjoyed spending time outside on the lake.

He remains in the hearts of his parents Peggy (Mike) Koshenina; sister Jen and brother Andy; step-sisters Kelley and Toni; nieces and nephews Torrance, Hunter, Andrew, Trenton, Kylie, Sydney, Bostin, Ryann, and Elliott; Many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He is preceded in death by his father Al and his grandparents. A gathering of family and friends will be at his sister Jen’s on Saturday, October 17, 2020 from 3pm to 7pm at 6528 Newton Ave S. Richfield, MN. Memorials are preferred to the discretion of the family.

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    • Dear Peggy, Jen and Andy,

      We were so sorry to hear about Eric. Surrounding you all with prayers of comfort and love. May the Lord hold and console you during this difficult time. And please believe in the promise of the Lord when He says: “Blessed are you who weep now, for you shall laugh.”

      Rest In Peace Eric,

      Love and condolences from Susan, Ned and family

    • Eric was a one of a kind, honest and caring human. He will be missed so incredibly much…Our deepest condolences to his family & loved ones. Our hearts are broken. May he rest in peace.

    • Dear Peggy, Jen and Andy
      Wishing you peace and comfort during this difficult time. May Eric, Rest In Peace.
      Our deepest sympathy and love,
      Al & Patty Kapsch