ERICH JOHN WAGAR MEMORIAL FUND BENEFIT
Minneapolis, MN Nov 29th, 2004
Aerial photographer Erich John Wagar’s untimely death November 16th left behind wife Gretchen and 3-year-old son Max. Erich, of Brooklyn Park MN, died while BASE jumping in Somerset WI, as noted in the St Paul Pioneer Press, Minneapolis Star Tribune, and local television networks.
Erich’s local community presents a benefit and silent auction Monday, December 13th at 7:00pm at Patrick’s Cabaret in Minneapolis, open to all, children welcome. All proceeds will go to the Erich John Wagar Memorial Fund to directly assist Gretchen and Max.
Erich was the family’s sole wage earner; Gretchen has cared for Max as well as being active in the local parenting and birth support communities. The goal of the Memorial Fund Benefit is to provide financial relief towards rent costs for Gretchen and Max as they face the upcoming holidays without a husband and father.
Admittance is open to all; suggested donation of $5.
Silent auction to be held from 7:00pm to 8:00pm; regional donors so far include Chanhassen Dinner Theatres, Motorwerks BMW, and D’Amico among many others. Refreshments will include desserts and beverages for children and adults; donations for each are welcomed.
Donations after the event may be made to the Erich Wagar Memorial Account at Wells Fargo Bank, 8041 Brooklyn
Boulevard, Brooklyn Park, MN 55445, 763-493-1230.
For additional information, contact:
Angela Callais[email protected]
Erich John Wagar Memorial Fund Benefit
December 13th, 7:00pm
Patrick’s Cabaret, Minneapolis