OBITUARY

 

Doris Eckberg


Mrs. LeRoy (Doris) Eckberg 59, of 200 North West Street, Wyanet, died unexpectedly Sunday at her home.

She was born on Nov. 28, 1920 in Ohio Township, the daughter of Herbert and Maude Wedding Wilson. She was married to LeRoy Eckberg. She owned and operated Ceramics by Doris and was a certified ceramics instructor. She was a member of the local Ceramics Association and World War II Mothers.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Harold (Patricia) Jovanovic of Sandwich, and Mrs. Sandra Weatherwax of Dixon; four grandchildren; six sisters, Iva Arndt of Rockford, Orpha Murphy and Margaret Bowars, both of Princeton, Darlene Kavican of Seattle, Wash., Elaine Rollings and Bernice Nyberg, both of Peoria; two brothers, Charles Wilson of Princeton, and Herbert E. Wilson of Peru; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1977, and one brother.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Norberg Memorial Home.

Visitation was to have been from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home. Burial will be in Elm Lawn Memorial Park.

Memorials may be directed to the Wyanet Rescue Unit, World War II Mothers, or the American Heart Association.

(Bureau County Republican, Princeton, Bureau County, Illinois, Oct 1980, submitted by Shirley Beams Simmons)

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Mrs. Leroy (Doris) Eckberg, 59, of 200 N. West St., died unexpectedly Sunday in her home.

Services are set for 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Norberg Memorial Home. Burial will be in Elm Lawn Memorial Park.

Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the Wyanet Rescue Unit, World War II Mothers or the Heart Fund.

Mrs. Eckberg was born Nov. 28, 1920, in Ohio Township to Herbert Evan and Maude Wedding Wilson.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Harold (Patricia) Jovanovic of Sandwich and Mrs. Sandra Weatherwax of Dixon; four grandchildren; six sisters, Iva Arndt of Rockford, Doris Kavican of Seattle, Wash., Elaine Rollings and Bernice Nyberg of Peoria and Orpha Murphy and Margaret Bowars of Princeton and Herbert Eugene Wilson of Peru.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1977, her parents and a brother.
She was a certified teacher of ceramics, the local Association for Ceramics and the owner of Ceramics by Doris.

Bureau County Coroner Newton Lundquist investigated and said death was due to natural causes.

(Bureau County Republican, Princeton, Illinois, Oct 1980, submitted by Shirley Beams Simmons)

 

 


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