REV. CYRIL H. EICHER, 100, passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2013 in Moores-ville, Ind. Born in Akola, Mahar-ashtra, India, Cyril was the founding pastor at North Side Missionary Church of Fort Wayne serving there from 1932 to 1941. He also served at First Missionary Church, Cleveland, Ohio from 1941 to 1946, Eastlawn Missionary Church, Detroit, Mich. from 1946 to 1950 and was a professor and administrator at Fort Wayne Bible College for 28 years. He also served part-time on the pastoral staff at First Missionary church of Fort Wayne. Surviving are his sons, Larry (Marge) Eicher of Mooresville, Ind.; and Dr. Wendell (Pat) Eicher of Bethlehem, Pa.; eight grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mildred Eicher; second wife, Donna Eicher; sister, Mildred Gerig; and brother, Wilbur Eicher. Service is 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 at First Missionary Church, 701 W. Rudisill Blvd., with calling from 9:30 a.m. until time of service. Calling also from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday Jan. 22, 2013 at D.O. McComb & Sons Foster Park Funeral Home, 6301 Fairfield Avenue. Burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Fort Wayne Alumni & Friends Resource Center or First Missionary Church. To sign the online guest book, go to


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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Jan. 21, 2013