Eric Passon

July 8, 1984 - Jan. 1, 2006

Eric Passon, 21, of Waupun/Madison, died Sunday, Jan. 1, 2006. He was born in Waupun on July 8, 1984, the son of Kevin and Patricia (VanBuren) Passon.

Eric graduated from Waupun High School in 2002. He has since been a student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he was majoring in sports medicine and was planning on graduating in the spring of 2006.

Eric was a compassionate young man who loved life and sports and all the people he came in contact with, and he will be missed by anyone who knew him. Besides being a full-time student, he worked for the University of Wisconsin at Memorial Union South. He attended the Edgewood Community Church in Waupun.

Eric is survived by his mother, Patricia Passon of Waupun; his father, Kevin Passon of Oconomowoc; two sisters, Stacy Passon of Fox Lake and Emily Passon of Waupun; one brother, Josh Passon of Waupun; and one nephew, Nevaeh Lavoie of Fox Lake.

Funeral services for Eric will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, at Edgewood Community Church in Waupun, with the Rev. Mike Giebink officiating. Family and friends may visit from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4, at the Werner Harmsen Funeral Home, 201 E. Jefferson St., Waupun, and at the church from 9 a.m. until the 10 a.m. funeral service Thursday. Burial will follow at Alto Cemetery.

Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home of Waupun, (920) 324-3071, is serving the family.