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Daryl L Ecklund
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Birth: Jan. 18, 1922
La Moille
Bureau County
Illinois, USA
Death: ???. 1, 2009
Princeton
Bureau County
Illinois, USA

Daryl L. Ecklund, 87, of LaMoille died July 1, 2009, in Colonial Hall Nursing Home, Princeton.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Merritt Funeral Home, Mendota, with the Rev. Martha Wendel-Carputo officiating.
Burial will be at Greenfield Cemetery, LaMoille, with military rites by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4079.
Visitation will be from noon until the time of services Monday in the funeral home.
He was born Jan. 18, 1922, in LaMoille Township to Oscar and Maysie (Scott) Ecklund.
He married Joan E. Bauer on Feb. 20, 1948, in LaMoille.
He was a 1941 graduate of LaMoille High School. He served with the U.S. Army 9th Field Artillery, 3rd Infantry Division from 1942-45 in campaigns in North Africa, Tunisia, Sicily, Anzio, Italy, the south of France and Germany. He was awarded two Bronze Stars and a Silver Star.
He was employed by Wayside Press in Mendota for 29 years before his retirement in 1986. He was a member of Community United Methodist Church, LaMoille.
He is survived by his wife;
one daughter, Christine (Lee) Wright of Mendota;
two sons, Gordon (Normaine) Ecklund of Simpsonville, S.C., and Jon (Claire) Ecklund of Westminster, Colo.;
five grandchildren, Michael (Susan) Ecklund, Brian (Stephani) Ecklund, Scott Ecklund, Erika Ecklund and Alexandra Ecklund;
four great-grandchildren, Brandon and Sydney Ecklund, and Olivia and Sophia Ecklund;
two brothers, Robert (Norma) Ecklund of Las Cruces, N.M., and Marvin (Delores) Ecklund of Peru; and one sister, Marjorie Schwabenland of LaMoille.
He was preceded in death by one brother.
Memorials may be directed to LaMoille Ambulance Service or Community United Methodist Church of LaMoille.
(Portion of this obituary is paid).

 
 
Burial:
Greenfield Cemetery
La Moille
Bureau County
Illinois, USA
 
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Record added: Jul 03, 2009
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Daryl L Ecklund
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