Archive for Thursday, February 23, 2006

Richard Youdon Eckman

February 23, 2006


Funeral services for Richard Youdon Eckman, 61, Baldwin City, were Tuesday at Lawrence First United Methodist Church. Burial was at Vinland Cemetery. Mr. Eckman died Feb. 16, 2006, at his home.

He was born June 25, 1944, in Dighton, the son of Edward Youdon and Helen Margaret (Zink) Eckman. He was a lifelong resident of the Vinland area where he farmed for 39 years. He was a former member of the Army Reserve.

He married Linda Rose Lesch Nov. 11, 1967, at Lawrence. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include one daughter, Lisa Setty, Overland Park; two sons, David Eckman, Overland Park, and Mike Eckman, Baldwin City; two brothers, Steven Eckman, Baldwin City, and Vincent Eckman, Lawrence; one sister, Merna Dean, Lawrence, and six grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Deanna Rose Farmstead through the Johnson County Parks and Recreation and sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th St., Lawrence, KS 66044.

Online condolences may be sent to, subject: Eckman.

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