LAFAYETTE – Eric Webster, 53, of Lafayette died Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at his home following a long battle with Multiple Sclerosis.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Monday, December 23, at the Bernadotte Lutheran Church in Bernadotte with Pastor Scott Jakel officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with full military honors being conducted by the Lafayette American Legion Post #300 and United States Air Force Honor Guard.
Visitation will be 3-7 p.m. Sunday and 7:30-8 a.m. Monday at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home, NORTH CHAPEL in New Ulm and will continue for one hour prior to the time of service at the church on Monday. To leave an online condolence for his family or to sign the guestbook go to: www.mvfh.org.
Eric is survived by his mother, Sally Webster of Lafayette; daughters and sons-in-law, Lindsay and Matt Koolmo of North Branch, Jessica and James Henderson of New Ulm; son, Elias Webster of Lafayette; grandchildren, Kodie and Dillon Koolmo, Tevin, Douglas and Alan Henderson; sisters and brothers-in-law, Beth and Eric Nelson of St. Paul, Heidi and Tom Bramley of Burnsville; brother and sister-in-law, David and Pam Webster of Shakopee; aunts; uncles, nieces; nephews; and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father Douglas Webster; and a brother, Paul Webster.
Eric Charles Webster was born on Dec. 8, 1960 in Gaylord to Douglas and Sally (Mueller) Webster. He graduated from the Winthrop High School. Eric served in the United States Air Force for eight years until retiring due to his health. He attended and graduated from Mankato State College in Mankato with a B.S. degree in Business. Eric enjoyed participating in the National Veteran’s Wheelchair games, being a Scout Master, and working on classic cars. He was a member of the Bernadotte Lutheran Church where he was a past board member and Sunday school teacher, a member of the American Legion Post # 300 in Lafayette, D.A.V. He also was a former GFW school board member and had been a board member of the Paralyzed Veterans of America.