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Bess May "Bessie" Koons Eckman
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Birth: Sep. 10, 1887
Wabash
Wabash County
Indiana, USA
Death: Oct. 22, 1952
Wabash
Wabash County
Indiana, USA

Wabash Plain Dealer Oct. 1952:

Mrs. Eckman was born in Wabash on Sept. 10, 1887 to George and Levina (Cook) Koons and on May 7, 1907 was married to John E. Eckman, who survives.

A life resident of Wabash, Mrs. Eckman was a member of the South Side EUB Church.

Other survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Gilbert Judy, Mrs. Carl Grimm, Mrs. Robert Jay, and Mrs. Norman Greiner; two sons, Charles and John J. Eckman; one sister, Mrs. Julius Young; 17 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. One son, James Rolland, three brothers, and three sisters preceded her in death.

Cause of death: Coronary occlusion.
Died at 190 W. Main St., Wabash In
 (bio by: Friends of Falls Cemetery) 
 
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 Parents:
  George S Koons (____ - 1887)
  Lavina Cook Koons (1849 - 1919)
 
 Spouse:
  John William Eckman (1885 - 1961)*
 
 Children:
  Ruth Eckman Grimm (1909 - 1970)*
  Charles M Eckman (1913 - 1975)*
  John J Eckman (1917 - 1969)*
  Betty J. Eckman Gurtner (1923 - 1999)*
  Betty Jean Eckman Greiner (1923 - 1999)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Lawrence Koons (1875 - 1946)*
  Bertha Estella Koons DeVine (1882 - 1943)**
  Bess May Koons Eckman (1887 - 1952)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Falls Memorial Gardens
Wabash
Wabash County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Sec N, lot 63, sp 1
 
Created by: Deb Minniear Rush
Record added: Jul 22, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39751716
Bess May Bessie <i>Koons</i> Eckman
Added by: Friends of Falls Cemetery
 
Bess May Bessie <i>Koons</i> Eckman
Added by: Friends of Falls Cemetery
 
Bess May Bessie <i>Koons</i> Eckman
Added by: Deb Minniear Rush
 
 
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