Eric Drew Zuehlsdorff, 31, of Fergus FallsPublished 9:31am Thursday, May 2, 2013 Updated 11:33am Thursday, May 2, 2013
Eric Drew was born on Sept. 20, 1981, in Fergus Falls, the son of Russell Dean and Cheryl Jean (Lamm) Zuehlsdorff.
He was baptized at Immanuel Lutheran in Fergus Falls and on June 27, 1999 was confirmed as an adult at Trinity Lutheran in Fergus Falls.
Eric attended Zion Lutheran from pre-school through sixth grade and later attended high school in Alexandria. He furthered his education at Truck Driving School in Detroit Lakes where he earned his class A CDL license of which he was very proud.
Eric was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church of Fergus Falls.
Eric enjoyed showing cattle in his younger years at 4-H, working with his grandpa Lamm on the farm, tinkering with motors and computers, fishing and driving truck.
He also enjoyed reading his Bible which he read cover to cover four separate times.
Eric was also very helpful and enjoyed helping his father with Forgot Me Nots for the veterans and the March of Flags. He enjoyed helping family at the Dalton Thresherman’s annual festival and donated time volunteering at the Salvation Army. Eric will be greatly missed.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Raymond (Darlene) Zuehlsdorff; maternal grandparents, Ralph (Genevieve) Lamm; and two uncles, Ralph Lamm Jr., and Alvin Lamm.
Survivors include his fiancé, Tina Novacek of Fergus Falls; parents, Russell Zuehlsdorff of Fergus Falls and Cheryl (Marlin) Anderson of Breckenridge; six siblings, Travis (Danielle) Zuehlsdorff and Justin Clark of Fergus Falls, Shane Zuehlsdorff of Breckenridge, Genevieve (Antoni) Martin of Grand Forks, Mitchel Anderson and Marisa Anderson of Breckenridge; a favorite puppy, Bella; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.
Memorials are preferred to the family.
Visitation: One hour prior to the service at the church
Service: 11 a.m. Friday, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Fergus Falls
Clergy: Revs. Curtis Deterding and Noel Herr
Funeral Home: Faith and Hope Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Fergus Falls