John “Johnny” Eckhardt

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John “Johnny” Eckhardt

  • Birth 19 Jun 1919 Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming, USA
  • Death 31 Jan 1999 Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming, USA
  • Burial Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming, USA
  • Memorial ID 67892232

John 'Johnny' Eckhardt - 1919-1999

John "Johnny" Eckhardt, 79, of 326 Cribbon Ave., died Sunday at United Medical Center--West.

He was born June 16, 1919, in Cheyenne, and had lived here all of his life.

Eckhardt served in the U.S. Army. He was stationed overseas for 37 months during World War II.

Eckhardt retired as a machinist for the Union Pacific Railroad after 40 years of service.

He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.

Eckhardt is survived by his wife, Nancy Eckhardt of Cheyenne whom he married in 1946 in Cheyenne; four brothers, Jacob Eckhardt and Reuben Eckhardt both of Cheyenne, David Eckhardt of Seattle, Wash., and Alex Eckhardt of Kimball, Neb.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, David and Anna Eckhardt; and a brother, Manuel Eckhardt.

Graveside services will be Tuesday, 1 p.m. at Cheyenne Memorial Gardens with the Rev. David Caspersen officiating.

Cremation has taken place at Cheyenne Memorial Gardens.

Services are under the direction of Wiederspahn-Radomsky Chapel of the Chimes.

Friends who wish may contribute to Northeast Kidney Dialysis, 1111 Logan Ave., Cheyenne 82001.

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  • Maintained by: Maria Gilliland (Headstone Hunter)
  • Originally Created by: Jerry
  • Added: 4 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 67892232
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John “Johnny” Eckhardt (19 Jun 1919–31 Jan 1999), Find A Grave Memorial no. 67892232, citing Cheyenne Memorial Gardens, Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming, USA ; Maintained by Maria Gilliland (Headstone Hunter) (contributor 47958320) .