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Erik Power Severson

May 22, 2001 August 21, 2019
Erik Power Severson
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Obituary for Erik Power Severson

Erik Power Severson, age 18, a lifelong resident of Aurora, IL, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, August 21, 2019. He was born May 22, 2001 in Evanston, IL.

Beloved son of Brian P. and Theresa (nee Power) Severson, adored brother of Sara and Abigail Severson, cherished grandson of Martha and the late William Power and Rod and Ingrid Severson, dear nephew of Nuala (Mike Winters) Power, Dr. Moira (Dr. Larry) Ariano, Kate (Martin Ariano) Power, Patty (Christian, Sr.) Moore and Brad (Greta) Severson, fond cousin and friend of many.

Erik grew up in Aurora, attended Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary School, Granger Middle School and was a 2019 graduate of Metea Valley High School, where he was an Illinois State Scholar. Erik was currently in his freshman year at the University of Missouri at Columbia.

Erik played Club Soccer and for the Metea Valley High School team. Erik loved animals and will be dearly missed by his short haired Border Collie, Aspen and cats, Charlie and Quinn.

Visitation Monday, August 26, 2019, 3:00-8:00 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville, IL.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, August 27, 10:30 AM at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, 1500 Brookdale Rd., Naperville.

Interment: Private.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Erik's memory may be made to:

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA), 55 E. Jackson Blvd., Suite 490, Chicago, IL 60604, (800) 826-3632,


Mira Neuro Behavioral Health, 11800 S. 75th Ave, Ste 300, Palos Heights, IL 60463, (708) 671-8440.

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3:00 PM 8/26/2019 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8/26/2019 8:00:00 PM
Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home

44 S. Mill St.
Naperville, IL 60540

Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home
44 S. Mill St. Naperville 60540 IL
United States

Mass of Christian Burial




10:30 AM 8/27/2019 10:30:00 AM
St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church

1500 Brookdale Road
Naperville, IL 60563

St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church
1500 Brookdale Road Naperville 60563 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)

55 E. Jackson Blvd., Suite 490
Chicago, IL 60604

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