Edna Eck


COPELAND — Edna Eck, 96, died Friday, July 19, 2013, at Satanta Long Term Care in Satanta.

COPELAND — Edna Eck, 96, died Friday, July 19, 2013, at Satanta Long Term Care in Satanta.

She was born Jan. 23, 1917, in Hillsboro, to Frank and Agnes Hoeppner Hiebert.

She married John Eck on April 23, 1939, in Hillsboro.

She was preceded in death by her husband; two children, Leonard Eck and Kathleen Elliot; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers; and two sisters.

Survivors include four sons, John Harold Eck of Century, Fla., Steven Eck of Garden City, Charles Eck of Hilmar, Calif., and Ernest Eck of Lawrence; nine daughters, Judith Sigafoose of Century, Fla., Evalen Litwiller, Anita Haynes and Bonnie Haynes, all of Middleton, Mich., Barbara Unruh of Olalla, Wash., Jeanette Koehn of Wellington, Colo., Carol Seiler of Carson City, Mich., Helen Redding of Cookeville, Tenn., and Margaret "Mitzi" Dykast of Lebanon, Ore.; one sister, Frieda Litwiller of Montezuma; 60 grandchildren; 117 great grandchildren; and 13 great-great grandchildren.

Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Sublette Christian Church. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Garden City.

Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday with family receiving friends from 3 to 7 p.m. at Swaim Funeral Chapel in Sublette.

Memorials are suggested to the donor's choice in care of the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to the online guest book at www.swaimfuneralhome.com.


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