Erica Dione Barnard
October 30, 1982 – June 1, 2020
Age 37 of Eau Claire, WI, passed away peacefully in the afternoon of Monday, June 1, 2020. Cremation arrangements provided by Crescent Tide Cremation Services in St Paul, MN. A memorial service led by Pastor Justin Carter of Conerstone Christian Church E.C. will be held in her honor at Columbus Hall located at 236 Pumphouse Rd, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729 at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, June 12, 2020 and will be immediately followed by a luncheon, also at Columbus Hall.
Erica was born October 30, 1982 in Chippewa Falls. She graduated from Cumberland High School in 2001, earned an Associate’s Degree in Travel & Hospitality from the Minneapolis Business College in 2002 and as an adult student went on to earn her Master’s in Business at University of Phoenix in 2012 and had been working towards her Doctorate’s Degree. The majority of her career she worked as a Manager in Customer Service. Erica had a passion for music and especially loved attending live concerts. She enjoyed traveling, was a social butterfly and an avid foodie always searching out a new food or restaurant to try. She was just as comfortable at home hanging out in the backyard around a bonfire with friends and family.
She was preceded in death by her brother Allen Barnard, fraternal grandparents Larry & Joyce Larscheid and paternal grandfather Arnie Johnson. She is survived by her father Steven Barnard, mother Cynthia Johnson, brother Daniel Barnard, sister Rebecca Staats [Chris], fraternal grandmother Sharon Bruyette,
maternal grandmother Rita Bodine, many aunts and uncles, cousins, four nephews, two nieces, her two best friends Robyn Dominick and Dionne Hammond and her beloved kitty Mr. Snuggles.
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