25 August 2013

Sunday's Obituary: Ira S "Bud" Eckman

Ira S. "Bud" Eckman, 93, of Willow Street, passed away on Friday, June 26, 2009 at the Masonic Village in Elizabethtown.

Born March 2, 1916 in Christiana, PA, he was the son of the late Ira W. and Ida Frances (Heiney) Eckman. He was married to the late Bernie (Schwenkle) Eckman.

A Veteran of WWII, Mr. Eckman proudly served with the U.S. Army in the Philippines. Bud retired from Armstrong and also owned and operated "Bud's Coins" at Roots Market. He was also a lifetime member of the Chestnut Level Presbyterian Church in Quarryville and a member of the Lancaster Lodge #43, F & A.M.

He is survived by two daughters, Sherrill, wife of Ralph Lausch, of Lancaster, Sandra Shaub, of Willow Street; 11 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and 20 great great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.

A Private Memorial Service will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements Entrusted to the Andrew T. Scheid Funeral Home, 320 Blue Rock Road, Millersville, PA, (717)-872-2266. For on-line condolences, directions or other information, you are welcome to visit our website at: www.scheidfuneralhome.com

NOTE: The obit was published in the Lancaster Newspapers.

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