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Erik Medhus (20) shot himself in the head while sitting on a chair in his bedroom
Suicide - Gunshot
Published: Apr 06, 2011 @ 4:08 AM
Erik Medhus (20)
Oct 06, 2009
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ERIK RUNE MEDHUS, age 20, passed away October 6, 2009 in Houston, Texas. Erik was born in Houston on September 21, 1989. He graduated from Westchester High School in May of 2007, and was attending Houston Community College on track to becoming a certified welder. Among Erik's many passions were his family, friends, music, motor sports, and anything mechanical. A talented musician and budding welder, Erik was a sweet and gentle soul. Even though his death was premature, he lived life to the fullest. This shining star, with his charming sense of humor and warm smile, will be dearly missed by everyone who knew him. Erik is preceded in death by his grandmother Aslaug Medhus and his aunt Denise Ribelles. He is survived by his parents, Rune and Elisa Medhus, his sisters, Kristina, Michelle, and Annika, and his brother, Lukas. He is also survived by his grandfather Osvald Medhus in Norway, and grandparents Jacqueline and Jose Ribelles of Houston. Visitation will be 5:00 - 8:00 PM Sunday, October 11, 2009 at Memorial Oaks Funeral Home. Funeral service will be 12:30 PM Monday, October 12, 2009 in the Chapel of Memorial Oaks. The family requests in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Erik's name to the Houston Community College Welding Technology Program, ATTN: James Owens, HCC Central Campus, 1301 Alabama, JBW room 218, Houston, TX 77004; 713-718-6899.
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