21 July 2013

Sunday's Obituary: Stephen L Eckman

Stephen L. Eckman, 55, died Wednesday evening at home. He was the husband of Yolanda "Joan" Eckman. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of Robert Eckman, Dillsburg and Lois Kemrer Eckman, AZ.

Steve graduated from Penn Manor and was employed as the maintenance supervisor at Nissan Foods, Lancaster. He previously worked as an owner-operator trucker. He loved his grandchildren, especially taking them to see trains of all kinds. He also enjoyed riding his motorcycle. Steve will truly be missed by his family.

In addition to his wife are his children, Cindy Peters, Ironville; Justine Peters, Marietta; Dana Peters, Conestoga; Riki Shiffler wife of Scott Scheffler, Marysville; 10 grandchildren; brothers, Mark Eckman, Marticville; Norm Eckman, AZ.

Funeral services will be held from the Clyde W. Kraft Funeral Home, Inc., 519 Walnut St., Columbia, PA on Wednesday at 11:00 AM with the Rev. Mark S. Kopp officiating. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family. Friends may view at the funeral home on Wednesday from 9:30AM until the time of service. Kindly omit flowers. Contributions in Steve's memory may be made to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure at ww5.komen.org.

Note: This obit was clipped (and then transcribed) from the Lancaster Newspapers in May 2012.

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