Eric Andrew Halbakken obituary photo
 
In Memory of

Eric Andrew Halbakken

March 9, 1961 - July 29, 2017

Obituary


It is with great sadness that we write about the death of Eric Andrew, 56, who was born in Seattle on March 9th, 1961 to Robert and Barbara Halbakken. He died at home in Yakima on July 29th, 2017.

He grew up with a lake at his front door, woods to explore and a motorcycle to keep him "flying"!

As a member of the Carpenter's Union, he was employed for many years in the construction trade. He became disabled in 2012.

Eric was preceded in death by his dad, grandparents, uncles, aunts,...

It is with great sadness that we write about the death of Eric Andrew, 56, who was born in Seattle on March 9th, 1961 to Robert and Barbara Halbakken. He died at home in Yakima on July 29th, 2017.

He grew up with a lake at his front door, woods to explore and a motorcycle to keep him "flying"!

As a member of the Carpenter's Union, he was employed for many years in the construction trade. He became disabled in 2012.

Eric was preceded in death by his dad, grandparents, uncles, aunts, and cousins.

He is survived by his mom, sisters - Risë (Alex) Kulenkampff, and Heidi, nieces and nephew; Kristina (Dave) Palmer; Angela Kulenkampff, Hanna Houser and Joshua Houser. Also, he is survived by great nephew Riley and great niece Addison who knew him as "Uncle E." Last, but not least, Eric is survived by his faithful cat, Molly!

Thank you to all the professional people who treated Eric with care, compassion and dignity.

Remembrances may be made to the Yakima Humane Society.

-DON'T SMOKE-