Eric Stokes Eng


Eric Matthew Stokes Eng was born on January 6, 1992 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

After graduation from South High School in June 2010 he attended Hennepin County Community College for one year. He then worked six years for AT&T Mobility Services.

As a child he was filled with joyous mischief and a passion for performance and all things digital. In his adult life Eric was an endlessly kind, thoughtful young man with a sharp intelligence and unique wit. He was deeply loved by his family, friends and co-workers.

All too soon struggles with diabetes and alcohol caused Eric to be released from the cares of this world on April 24, 2021. We will miss his wit, humor, and above all, his laugh.

Left to mourn his passing are: his beloved sister, Laura Eng; his loving mother, Celeste Stokes; his father, Robert Eng; and a host of friends. We send his spirit out onto its next journey with love and peace.

In memory of Eric Matthew Stokes Eng donations can be made to the American Diabetes Association (

Rochester Cremation Services is assisting the family with arrangements. Memories and condolences of Eric may be shared at

15 thoughts on “Eric Stokes Eng

  1. What a beautiful tribute to Eric. May he journey swiftly back and enjoy a longer life, once again giving and receiving love and uproarious humor.

  2. What a dear family he was surrounded by. My love and strength to you both are multiplied by his I am sure.

  3. What a great photo and a beautifully written tribute. I can just imagine his joyous mischief, wit, and his laugh. Hugs to you Celeste & Laura.

  4. This is a beautiful tribute, and I hope the loving memories you have of Eric bring you comfort.

  5. May your abiding love provide comfort and solace now and in the future. Eric’s light shines through in the memories found here. Santiago and I offer our compassion and sympathy, born of admiration and respect.

  6. What a beautiful tribute to Eric. I am sending warm healing thoughts to all who love him.

  7. I didn’t get to know Eric for as long as I would have liked, but he was a sweet and caring man. We spent many sleepless nights chatting and sharing childhood stories, keeping each other company during quarantine. I miss him dearly, and I can’t imagine how hard his loss has been. Love and prayer for his mother and sister, I heard so many lovely stories and I hope you are doing well.

  8. May you find joy in the memories of this adventuress young man you brought into the world.
    May you find peace from sharing your joy with all who met him.

  9. It shines through the words that Eric was a blessing to you both and to all who knew him. I hope your memories of him bring you joy and comfort, and remain a precious part of you forever.

  10. <3 Love you forever. You will never be forgotten. Your attitude and humor lifted me up, and still lift me up. You will always be my best friend. I miss you so much! Everyone here does, but especially Beau.

  11. Eric was a friend to a lot of us online. All of us were very saddened to hear of his passing. I know me and a few of the other guys keep him on our friends lists, hoping to see him log on again. Rest in peace man

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