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“Our family is keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers for your husband and father. You all have our heartfelt sympathy as we remember events...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Duane Worden - Iowa City, IA

“Gary and all the Eckrich family we are sorry for your loss. You will all be in our prayers. Keep all the good memories in your hearts forever. God...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Daniel and Donna Hayslett - IA

“Don and I are so sorry for your loss thoughts and prayers to all. God Bless. ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Robin Cox - West Branch, IA

“Isabelle & Family, We send our sympathy to you all on Everette's passing. We did not know our cousin very well however we enjoyed visiting with him...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: John & Dawn Eckrich - Iowa City, IA

“Isabelle, Gary, Pam, Suz, Randy and Debby:I am so very sorry for your loss but know that your Dad is now in a better place and young and healthy...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Kay - Iowa City, IA - Family

“Aunt Isabel, He was a good man. I have many fond memories. Tim ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Tim Reynolds - Iowa City, IA

“Sorry for your loss. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Richard Gerot

“Dear Isabel, Although a good 30 years has passed since I saw either you or Everette, I remember you both well. You were a kind and sweet lady,...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Oscar C. Beasley, MD - Iowa City, IA

“Comfort hugs to all of you! ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Jackie (Fjelstad) Heinle


Everette Dean Eckrich, 80, of Iowa City, passed away Saturday February 20, 2016 in the comfort of his home.

Family committal services will take place at Memory Gardens Cemetery. Memorials in Everette's memory may be directed to Mercy Hospice or Iowa City Hospice.

Everette was born March 2, 1935, in Iowa City; son of Peter and Loretta (Moore) Eckrich. He graduated from University High in 1954, that same year he married Isabelle Reynolds at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Iowa City. He had served in the Iowa National Guard and worked for the University of Iowa, retiring after 25 years.

His family includes his wife, Isabelle; children, Gary Eckrich, Pam Gerot, Randy Eckrich, Susan Eckrich and Debra (Brad) Schaver; five grandchildren, Tony, Vanessa, Brandon, Chad and Abbey; four great-grandchildren; brother, Cletus Eckrich of Arizona and sister, Karla (John) Widmer of Fairfield, Iowa.

Everette's family would like to thank the caregivers of Iowa City hospice for the wonderful and loving care they provided to him and his family.