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Donald Carlyle Eckardt

Born: Sat., Jun. 17, 1922
Died: Sat., Jan. 26, 2019

Funeral Service


5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Jan. 31, 2019
Location: Clark Bailey Newhouse Funeral Home

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Donald Carlyle Eckardt of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away Saturday January 26, 2019 at War Memorial Hospital.  Don was born June 17, 1922 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan the son of Ralph and Mary Eckardt.  He worked for over thirty years for the city of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.  Don served in the United States Coast Guard during World War II, making eight crossings across the Atlantic Ocean. 

He is survived by his children Karen (Johnny) Janis and Marty (Jane) Eckardt;  grandchildren Lara, Lee, Wendy, Jennifer and Rusty;  great grandchildren Blake, Mason, Camren and Deven.  Predeceased on November 2, 2002 by his wife the former Dorothy Calder whom he married February 6, 1947;  also predeceased by his parents Ralph and Mary Eckardt.

Visitation will be held 5:00pm until 8:00pm Thursday January 31, 2019 at Clark Bailey Newhouse Funeral Home.  Memorial contributions in Don’s memory may be left to the Veterans of Foreign Wars.  Online condolences may be left at www.clarkbaileynewhouse.com.


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Judy and Peter Herrell
   Posted Tue January 29, 2019
Marty and Family

Peter and I wish you and your family peace and in the knowledge that your dad (GG was) a gift to us all. His playfulness and sense of humor will forever be in our hearts.
Jude and Peter Herrell

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