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Herron C. "Ike" Eckstein

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Eckstein, Herron C. "Ike" Age 89. Passed away January 6, 2013. Born in Casco, Wisconsin on August 17, 1923. Beloved husband of Olga (Nee Stampfel) and the late Maria. Loving father of Ronald (Janet) and Kenneth (Kathleen) Eckstein. Caring step-father of Susan Longley, Ivins Utah, Patricia (David) Luedke, James (Vickie) Longley. Step-grandfather of Brittany Luedke, Mathew Longley and Jessica Longley. Also survived by other relatives and friends. Ike was a WWII army veteran serving in Europe; a charter member Wehr Nature Center Camera club and an avid birder, traveling far and wide to find that elusive species. He retired from his work as a truck driver for the Kohl's Corporation and was a member of the Mukwonago VFW Post #7221. He will be sorely missed by all who knew him. In state at the Funeral Home on Thursday from 4 to 7:00 PM with vigil service at 6:00 PM and at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church (8500 West Coldspring Rd.,) Friday 9:00 AM until time of Mass of Christian burial at 10:00 AM. Private interment at Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Masses appreciated or memorials to Wehr Nature Center.

Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel from Jan. 8 to Jan. 9, 2013
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