Alfred J. Eich(1929 - 2011)

Alfred J. Eich, 82

St. Joseph

June 27, 1929-Nov. 23, 2011

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, November 29, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in St. Joseph for Alfred J. Eich, 82, of St. Joseph, who died November 23, 2011. The Reverend Joseph Feders, OSB, will officiate. Burial will be in the Parish Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 PM on Monday, and from 12:30 -2:00 PM on Tuesday at the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Joseph. Parish Prayers will be at 5:00 PM on Monday at the funeral home in St. Joseph.

Alfred was born in Avon on June 27, 1929, to Joseph and Susan (Rolfes) Eich. He married Geraldine Schaefer on October 5, 1954 in Mayhew Lake. Alfred was a car man for Burlington Northern Railroad.

Alfred is survived by his wife; sons David (Mary) of St. Joseph, Dan (Jean) of St. Cloud; 5 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; brothers John, Adolf; sisters Anita, Caroline, JoAnn.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son Duane, brothers Gerhard, Richard, Raymond, and George.

The Eich family would like to express their appreciation to the staff at Assumption Home in Cold Spring for their care and compassion.

Memorials are preferred.


Funeral Home

Daniel Funeral Home and Cremation Service
120 North College Avenue St. Joseph, MN 56374
(320) 363-7783

Published in the St. Cloud Times on Nov. 27, 2011