Barbieri Family

Erick Barbieri-Astorga was suddenly taken from us in a tragic boating accident on Lake Minnetonka on September 15th. Erick was an amazing father to four girls, and a loving husband to Denise. He was their main provider. His loss will create not only incredible emotional hardships for his family, but financial strain while they adjust to life without their daddy and husband. 

Erick was an incredibly loving and generous man. He was always willing to help anyone out however he could. He adored his daughters and loved spending his time with them. He loved his boat and being on the lake. He was the life of any party, and would make friends anywhere and everywhere he went. Always excited to try new things and new adventures. He had a wonderful way of making people feel welcome and wanted. Losing him leaves a tremendous hole in our family.

Please consider helping Denise out with funeral and future expenses as she embarks on a long and painful journey of raising their girls without him by her side. Two of their darling daughters have lifelong medical conditions that require expensive medications and endless monitoring. 

Nobody ever wants to hear the news that their soul mate is just suddenly gone from their world. Denise and Erick had 20 amazing years together, and had so many plans for the future. Our hearts are shattered. We love you, Erick. 

http://www.fox9.com/news/search-ongoing-for-missing-man-after-boat-found-unoccupied-on-lake-minnetonka
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    • $40 
    • 34 mos
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    • $10 
    • 34 mos
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    • $10 
    • 34 mos
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    • $25 
    • 35 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Kathy Whetston Bakkelund 
Organizer
Chaska, MN
Denise Barbieri 
Beneficiary
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