EKHOFF, Willis Frank age 94, of Plant City, died on Jan. 23, 2013, in Brandon. He was born on Dec. 1, 1918 in Nokomis, IL, he was the son of the late Richard Ekhoff & Emma Bald Ekhoff. He was the husband of Hazel Vaudine Ekhoff and she survives. He was predeceased by brothers, Ralph Ekhoff & Harold Ekhoff. Willis was an entepeneur, and had owned funeral homes, car lots, a nursery and orange groves. He had been a farmer & remained a farmer at heart. Willis served our country during WWII in the U.S. Army Air Corps as a First Sergeant and was stationed in Okinawa. Surviving are daughters, Carol Stock, Barbara Galiunas and Patricia Bailey; 5 grandchildren; and 4 great-grand-children. A Memorial Service will be 11 am, Wednesday, Feb. 20th, at Haught Funeral Home, 708 West Dr. MLK Jr. Blvd, Plant City, FL 33563. Online condolences may be made at:www.haughtfuneralhome.com.
Haught Funeral Home
708 Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard Plant City, FL 33566
Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Feb. 17, 2013