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In Loving Memory of

Eric M. Auvinen

June 6th, 2024


Eric Auvinen, 32 years young, passed away peacefully while surrounded by love on June 6, 2024; beloved husband and best friend of Naomi Yiu for over 4 amazing years; devoted dog daddy to Alpha; cherished son of Peter (Veronica) and Susan; adored brother of Kevin and step-brother of Lucia; darling grandson of Ruth (Gilbert) Lande, the late Harold S. Lee, the late Dennis and the late Marilyn; much loved nephew of Michael, Laura Adamson, Margo (the late Robert) Covell and the late Joselyn Knitter; loved son in-law of David Yiu and Winnie Koo; dear brother in-law of Fergus Yiu; wonderful cousin and friend of many. Eric's presence will be extremely missed. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the American Brain Tumor Association, Memorial Service, Tuesday, June 11, 2024; 2:30 PM at Shalom Memorial Funeral Home 1700 W. Rand Road, Arlington Heights. For the link to view the service, shiva and celebration of life information and to leave condolences: or (847) 255-3520.

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Memorial Service

Date & Time Tuesday 06/11/2024 at 02:30 PM

Address Shalom Memorial Funeral Home
1700 West Rand Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004


Address Private Interment


The Family will be receiving calls of condolences at:
Max and Benny's Restaurant
461 Waukegan Road
Northbrook, Illinois 60062

Following the service until 8 PM

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