On Friday, October 2, 2020 our beloved Christian David Ervick, passed away peacefully at the age of 28 at Porter Adventist Hospital, Denver.
Christian was born on December 13, 1991 in Cincinnati, Ohio to Patricia (Souders) and Gary Ervick. Christian came into this world fighting as he was an ICU baby from the beginning. Christian was surrounded by love and his family and was at peace when he left our world to begin his new journey with God.
Christian brought such joy and love to all he knew. We were blessed to have 28 years with this bright, incredible young man. Christian was one of five close, loving siblings (the Fab Five) as well as the beloved boyfriend of Stephanie Degeyter, all of whom cherished every moment they spent with him.
Christian graduated from Mullen High School in 2010, where he was a three-year letter winner in Lacrosse and a three-year letter winner and captain of the Mullen Hockey team. Christian went on to attend the University of Colorado-Boulder Engineering Program. He was also a Brother of Theta Xi Fraternity.
Christian loved all sports, especially fly fishing with his dad, his brothers and friends. Christian was an avid reader and he loved and embraced his Norwegian heritage, especially Norse mythology. On Christian’s right arm/shoulder he had a tattoo of one raven and had planned to get a second raven symbolizing the Norse god Odin’s two ravens, Hugin (thought) and Munin (memory). (Two ravens sit on Odin’s shoulders and whisper all the news which they see and hear into his ear. He sends them out in the morning to fly around the whole world, and by breakfast they are back again. Thus, he finds out many new things and this is why Odin is called ‘raven-god’.)
Our Beloved Christian
Fly every day
Over all the world
We all loved Christian so much and cherish our memories of him. Our hearts are broken but we know that Christian will always be young and always be with us. His memory will live within each of us forever.
Christian leaves his loving parents Gary and Pat (Evergreen, CO); siblings, Kelcey Ervick (Mishawaka, IN), Darcy Ervick (Denver, CO), Dane Ervick (New Richmond, OH), and Travis Ervick (Broomfield, CO); girlfriend Stephanie and their two dogs, Heide and Smokey; niece Monte Parker; and nephews Xander, Lachlann, and Callum Ervick.
The family is eternally grateful for the expertise and kindness of the doctors and nurses at Porter Adventist Hospital. In lieu of flowers, the family welcomes donations made in Christian Ervick’s name and directed to: https://www.rmahf.org/
(Select “Give in Honor/Memory” and fill in the appropriate fields, and please add “c/o Laura Fitch” in the “Message to include in your tribute” field).
Or by mail to:
Porter Adventist Hospital Foundation
950 E. Harvard Avenue
Denver, CO 80210