Note for: Kenneth Orvar Eckberg, 1 AUG 1926 - 12 FEB 1997
(From) Kenneth Eckberg
Keesler (Field, in Mississippi)
(To) Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Eckberg
Dear Hazel and Art:
Arrived here Tues. morning. It's really nice down here. We have nice
barracks and the meals aren't so bad but they aren't as good as they were
at Sheridan. We do a lot of drilling and a guy really can sleep. I'll
be here for about 6 to 8 wks. and from here I don't know where we'll go.
Wyanet--Kenneth O. Eckberg, 70, of Wyanet, died at 12:28 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1997 at St. Margaret's Hospital in Spring Valley.
Born Aug. 1, 1926 in Bureau Township to Olof and Ida M. (Almstrom)
Eckberg, he married Mary O. Abell on Aug. 1, 1944. She died Oct. 5, 1987.
He served in the U. S. Army Air Corps during World War II in the
He owned and operated Eckberg's Home Service in Wyanet for 45 years.
He also farmed in rural Wyanet for 38 years. He had been Wyanet Township
Road Commissioner for three years.
He was a member of the Bureau Valley Antique Club and the Wyanet
Chamber of Commerce, and had been a director of the Sapp Memorial Library
Surviving are a son, Robert of Dakota City, Iowa; a daughter, Linda
Strader of rural Wyanet; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren;
two brothers, Harold of Walnut and Lester of rural Wyanet; and a sister,
Anna Richmond of Wyanet.
He was also preceded in death by six brothers and a sister.
Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Johnson Memorial Home in
Wyanet, with Rev. Marvin Claassen officiating. Burial will be in Forrest
Hill Cemetery in Wyanet. Graveside military rites will be given by
Wyanet V.F.W. Post 6634.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Wyanet Rescue Unit or Bureau Valley Antique
LaSALLE NEWS-TRIBUNE February 13, 1997
Kenneth O. Eckberg, 70, of Wyanet, died at 12:28 p.m. Feb. 12, 1997 ,
in St. Margaret's Hospital in Spring Valley.
Services are 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the Johnson Memorial Home in Wyanet,
with the Rev. Marvin Claassen officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hill
Cemetery in Wyanet, with graveside military rites by the Wyanet Veterans
of Foreign Wars Post 6634.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Friday in the funeral home.
Mr. Eckberg was born Aug. 1, 1926, in Bureau Township, Bureau County,
to Olof and Ida M. (Almstrom) Eckberg. He married Mary O. Abell Aug. 1,
1944. She died Oct. 5, 1987.
He owned and operated Eckberg's Home Service in Wyanet for 45 years. He
also farmed in rural Wyanet for 38 years. He was Wyanet Township road
commissioner for three years and was a member of the Bureau Valley
Antique Club. He was director of Sapp Memorial Library in Wyanet and a
member of Wyanet Chamber of Commerce. He was a veteran of World War II,
serving in the Army Air Corps in the Philippine Islands.
Survivors are a son, Robert of Dakota City, Iowa; a daughter, Linda
Strader of rural Wyanet; eight grandchilden; two brothers, Harold
Eckberg of Walnut and Lester Eckberg of rural Wyanet; and one sister Anna
Richmond of Wyanet.
He was preceded in death by his parents, six brothers and one sister.
Memorials may be directed to the Wyanet Rescue Unit or the Bureau
Valley Antique Club.
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