Eriks Gints Irbe, of Pleasant Prairie, WI went to Heaven on Friday, March 15th, 2013. Eriks was born on December 11, 1956 in Indianapolis, IN
He grew up in the local Latvian Community and has kept strong ties. He married Trisha Wagoner on July 5, 1996 after meeting her through mutual friends. He worked for many years at Tom Roush Auto. The couple resided in Carmel, IN until they moved to Pleasant Prairie, WI with their daughter Emma three years ago.
Eriks enjoyed all sports, and was a diehard fan of the Colts and Vikings; and Indiana University where he graduated. He never met a stranger and greeted everyone like they were his best friend. He had a generous heart and will be missed by those he served with at North Point Community Church in Winthrop Harbor, IL.
Survivors include his wife Trisha Irbe, daughter Emma Irbe, father Janis Irbe, and brother Martins Irbe. Eriks was greeted in Heaven by his mother Daina and sister Dace.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 11am at Randall and Roberts Funeral Home, 1685 Westfield Road, Noblesville. Burial will follow at Floral Park. Friends may call Tuesday evening from 5-8pm and Wednesday morning from 10-11am.