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Lou Ann Soderstrom Eckert
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Birth: Sep. 18, 1929
Sioux City
Woodbury County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jun. 2, 2012
Sioux City
Woodbury County
Iowa, USA

SIOUX CITY | Lou Ann Eckert, 82, of Sioux City passed away Saturday, June 2, 2012, at a local care facility.

Memorial services will be held 4 p.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Roger Madden officiating. Burial will be held at a later date in Graceland Park Cemetery. Lou Ann was born Sept. 18, 1929, in Sioux City, the daughter of Earl and Louise (Forsling) Soderstrom. She graduated from Central High School in 1947, and then attended Stephens College in St. Joseph, Mo.

She married Darrell Sorenson in 1949. To this union five children were born, Debby, Diane, Jill, Eric and Kirk. Lou Ann married Richard A. Eckert in 1967. He preceded her in death on Feb. 14, 2012, in Sioux City.

Lou Ann worked for many years as an administrative assistant for Central High School and then West High School, where she was loved by all of the students.

She was a member of First United Methodist Church, the P.E.O., and the Red Hat Society. Lou Ann was a very loving and generous wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and will be greatly missed by her family.

Survivors include her children, Debby (Howard) Huisinga of Parkersburg, Iowa, Diane Sorenson of Sioux City, Eric (Patricia) Sorenson of Clearwater, Fla., Jill (Richard) Shepherd of Trophy Club, Texas, and Kirk (Maura) Sorenson of Stuart, Fla.; a sister, Joan Williams of Aberdeen, S.D.; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
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Graceland Park Cemetery
Sioux City
Woodbury County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Dale & Corinne Wise
Record added: Jun 04, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91315674
Lou Ann <i>Soderstrom</i> Eckert
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