|Birth: ||Aug. 1, 1921|
|Death: ||Dec. 8, 2006|
Herman, 85, of Green Hills Retirement Community, West Liberty, died at 6:20 a.m., at the community.
He was born to Clement and Theresa (Rammel) Eckstein. On May 2, 1942, he married Mildred E. Leaverton, who survives in Urbana.
Also surviving are three sons, J. Allan (Vicki), Urbana, R. Michael (Diana), West Liberty, and Anthony G. (Laura), St. Paris; five daughters, R. Mary (Daniel) Freyhof, New Carlisle, Theresa E. (Robert) Cody, Vestal, N.Y., Christine R. (Daniel) Miller, Dayton, Kathryn M. (Lawrence) Smith, St. Paris, and Nancy J. Valentine, West Liberty; three brothers, Clarence L. (Alberta), Celina, Eugene (Joan), Coldwater, and Clement O.(Eileen) Greenville; five sisters, Cleopha Brunswick, St. Henry, Margaret Benanzer, Greenville, Hilda F. (Cletus) Niekamp, New Bremen, Irene V. (J. Scott) Mowan, Lima, and Teresa M. (William) Bowersock, Spencerville; 27 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are an infant daughter, Olivia; a brother, Leopold P.; a sister, Imelda R. Keller and a son-in-law, Ronald Valentine.
He was veteran of the Army Air Corps serving during World War II as a pilot in the 8th Air Force, 44th Bomb Group, 68 Squadron. He flew 35 missions over Europe and was stationed at Shipham Air Base, Norwich, England. He was a member of Oak Grove Mennonite Church, West Liberty.
Services were at the church, the Revs. Dick Barrott and R. Michael Eckstein officiating.
Clement R. Eckstein (1893 - 1978)
Teresa Mary Rammel Eckstein (1896 - 1944)
Mildred E Leaverton Eckstein (1921 - 2012)*
Created by: Mike Dearbaugh
Record added: Dec 17, 2006
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