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 Helen Martha <I>Quast</I> Eckardt

Helen Martha Quast Eckardt

Norwood Young America, Carver County, Minnesota, USA
Death 9 Nov 2013 (aged 95)
Bemidji, Beltrami County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Lake County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 131653912 · View Source
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Helen Martha Eckardt, 95, died November 9, 2013 at the Havenwood Care Center in Bemidji.

Memorial Services will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, November 14, 2013 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Bemidji with Pastor Lewis Polzin officiating. Family will greet friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be at a later date in Silver Bay Cemetery.

She was born August 3, 1918 in Young America, MN to Ferdinend and Pauline (Krant) Quast.

She lived in and attended school in Young America where she graduated from high school. She was also trained as a brailist and in hospice training.

She married Edmund Robert Eckardt on June 29, 1937 in Plato, Minnesota. They lived in Waconia, MN until 1948 when they moved to a resort near Cass Lake, MN. From there they moved to Silver Bay in 1954 where she worked as a brailist. She moved to Florence, AZ in 1988, where she worked in hospice, coming back to Bemidji, MN in 2001 and lived in Baker Park and most recently in the Havenwood Care Center.

She is survived by 2 daughters, Gretchen Rogalla of Columbia Heights, MN, Mary Lou (Loren) Larson of Alexandria, MN, daughter-in-law Lorraine Eckardt of Duluth, MN, 6 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ferdinend and Pauline Quast, husband, Edmund Robert Eckardt, 1 son, Robert Eckardt, 1 daughter Bonnie Nichols, 2 sons-in-law, 1 brother, 3 sisters and 1 granddaughter.

(Source: Olson-Schwartz Funeral Home)




  • Created by: Truman Bratteli
  • Added: 21 Jun 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 131653912
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Helen Martha Quast Eckardt (3 Aug 1918–9 Nov 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131653912, citing Silver Bay Cemetery, Lake County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Truman Bratteli (contributor 47361312) .