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Gerald L. Eckert

Gerald L. Eckert, 87, English, died Thursday, March 13, at 8:15 a.m. at Todd Dickey Nursing Home in Leavenworth.
Born March 6, 1927, in Dubois County, he was the son of the late Floyd and Norma B. Jackson Eckert.
He served in the Navy, was retired from Mulzer Crushed Stone Co. after 43 years and was a member of Anderson Valley Christian Church, Jasper VFW Post 673 and French Lick American Legion Post 76.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Lester, Bob and Larry Eckert, and a sister, Lucille Assink.
Survivors include a son, Monte Eckert of Paoli; three daughters, Kim Mosson of Marengo, Tamara L. Eckert of English and Mindy Eckert of Jasper; three brothers, Gordon Ray Eckert of Wickliffe, Ronnie Eckert of Birdseye and Glenn Eckert of Indianapolis; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Graveside service: Saturday, March 15, at 1 p.m. at Patoka Memorial Cemetery.
Officiant: The Rev. Dave Moss.
Arrangements: T.L. Pinnick Mortuary in French Lick.

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