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Frederick P. Eckert

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[November 29, 2017]  LINCOLN - Frederick P. Eckert, 80, of Lincoln, passed away at 7:02 a.m. Wednesday, November 29th at Symphony of Lincoln.

Visitation: Saturday, December 2, 2017, 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. at Peasley Funeral Home

Mass of Christian Burial:  11:00 a.m.  Saturday at Holy Family Catholic Church in Lincoln

Funeral home: Peasley Funeral Home, Lincoln     


Frederick P. Eckert, 80, of Lincoln, passed away at 7:02 a.m. Wednesday, November 29th at  Symphony of Lincoln.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, December 2, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church in Lincoln. Rev. Simon Taabu will officiate.

Visitation will be held at Peasley Funeral Home from 9:00 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. prior to the Mass on Saturday.

Burial will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Lincoln. Military Rites to be accorded by Lincoln American Legion Post #263.

Frederick Paul Eckert was born June 20, 1937, in Lincoln, the son of Earl and Rosemary Bauman Eckert.

He is survived by his children: Melissa (Jim) Parrott of Lincoln and Rudy (Jane) Eckert of Springfield; one sister: Joann Walsh of Hudson; five grandchildren: Tanner Parrott of Dixon, Curran Parrott of Lincoln, James Lewis of Lincoln, and Jackson Eckert and Ellie Eckert of Springfield; three great-grandchildren: Lainey, Joel, and Ellis; and two wonderful friends: Tim Armstrong and Gerardo Valdez.

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Fred was a graduate of Lincoln High School. He then served in the United States Marine Corps. He retired from the Lincoln Development Center where he had worked as head engineer. Fred was a member of Holy Family Church, Lincoln Knights of Columbus #1250, Marine Corps League, Lincoln American Legion Post #263, and Lincoln Moose Lodge.

Fred loved to watch Notre Dame college football games. Go Irish!

Memorials may be made to Holy Family Church or Marine Corps League.

Final arrangements are entrusted with Peasley Funeral Home of Lincoln.

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