Anderson, Eric Lee Eric Lee Anderson was called Home to eternal peace on Monday, November 21, 2016 at the age of 27. Eric was born in Kalamazoo, MI on June 2, 1989 to Mark and Patty (Dembczynski) Anderson. Eric graduated from Gull Lake High School in 2008. He attended Kalamazoo Valley Community College and George Washington Community College in Chicago He lived in Chicago, IL and recently moved back home to Galesburg. Eric's true love was comedy stand-up comedy. Whether he was in front of an audience or with you one-on-one, his gift was making people laugh. His own laughter, itself, was incredibly contagious. Waiting to greet Eric when he arrived at his Home of eternal peace are his grandparents Chester and Jeanette (Demski) Dembczynski and William and Sharon Anderson as well as beloved Aunt Carolyn Dembczynski. In addition to his parents, Eric is survived by his brother Evan Anderson and sister Katie Anderson. He had a special relationship with Uncle David Dembczynski who took Eric in when he moved to Chicago and gave him wings in the city. Also surviving are his Aunt Shelly Veselenak, Uncle Joe Veselenak, cousins Rachelle (Mitch) Stressman, Michael (Shannon) Ostrander, Logan and Avery Ostrander, Uncle Jim (Debbie) Demski, cousins Jon (Corrie) Demski and Jake Demski. Loyal companions to Eric are his dog Louie (who were mutually crazy about each other) and the cat he adopted, Mabel, that he rescued and gave her the love of his heart. Celebration of Life was held at Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care in Richland, MI. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at St. Thomas More Catholic Parish, Kalamazoo, with Rev. Father Dan Hyman officiating. The family has requested memorial contributions be made to LymeDisease.org to recognize Eric's battle with Lyme Disease.