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1936 James 2022

James Eckert

June 15, 1936 — March 7, 2022

With great sadness the family of James Daniel Eckert, age 85, announces his passing on March 7, 2022, after a short illness.
Jim is survived by his loving wife of nearly 50 years Janet (née Fenrich); son Richard (Anne); grandchildren James and Theodore; uncle to Bryan Manker; cherished brother to his late siblings Donna Manker and William Eckert.
A retired long-time employee of Triton College, Jim will be especially missed by his dog Missy and all who knew him through church and his walks in the neighborhood.

Jim will be Lying in State from 9:30am until time of a Memorial Service at 11:00am on Saturday, March 19, 2021, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in River Grove, IL.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Bethlehem Lutheran Church, your local animal shelter, or your preferred charity.

For the people who cannot attend the service, the church has a YouTube live stream at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCafqaP4-ijPt2rANJ0Ie0FQ where anyone can watch the memorial service live.

For information, please call Sax-Tiedemann Funeral Home at (847) 678-1950.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of James Eckert, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

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Lying in State

Saturday, March 19, 2022

Starts at 9:30am (Central time)

Bethlehem Lutheran Church (River Grove, IL)

11210 Bethesda Church Rd, Damascus, MD 20872

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Memorial Service

Saturday, March 19, 2022

Starts at 11:00am (Central time)

Bethlehem Lutheran Church

2624 N Oak St, River Grove, IL 60171

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