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Merle A Eckhart
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Birth: Jan. 12, 1934
Lucas County
Ohio, USA
Death: Oct. 12, 2011
Lorain County
Ohio, USA

Merle, 77, formerly Willshire, passed away at his home.

He was a son to Charles and Marquerite (Friess) Eckhart. His former wife, Betty, survives.

Also surviving are his children, Charles Eckhart and Tammy Eckhart, both Rockford, and Kim; a stepson, Robert Smith, Oak Harbor; a stepdaughter, Kris Oehlers Scher, Elkhart, IN; siblings, Ruth Jeko and Joanie Foster, both Toledo, and Wayne Eckhart, Las Vegas; and two grandchildren.

Deceased are a stepson, Mike Oehlers; a stepdaughter, Virginia Smith; a brother, Ivan "Red" Eckhart; and two sisters, Doris "Cookie" Cole and Lois Heffelbower.

He was a a dairy farmer in Willshire. He served in the Marine Corp during the Korean War and was a lifetime union member of Local 18 - Operating Engineers.

A memorial service is at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9963, Walbridge. 
Family links: 
  Charles Augustas Eckhart (1880 - 1968)
  Marguerite Francis Friess Eckhart (1898 - 1984)
  Doris Evelyn Eckhart Cole (1921 - 2001)*
  Ruth F Eckhart Jeko (1922 - 2014)*
  Ivan Charles Eckhart (1925 - 1991)*
  Wayne M. Eckhart (1927 - 2013)*
  Lois Gail Eckhart Heffelbower (1932 - 1998)*
  Merle A Eckhart (1934 - 2011)
  Joan C Eckhart Foster (1939 - 2012)*
*Calculated relationship
Created by: Mike Dearbaugh
Record added: Oct 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78768652
Merle A Eckhart
Added by: Mike Dearbaugh
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Your love and legacy live on in your children's lives, thoughts, and in their hearts..... You will never be forgotten. Heavenly hugs. GODSPEED
- Magaw's Girls
 Added: Dec. 28, 2011

- Mike Dearbaugh
 Added: Oct. 20, 2011

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