OBITUARY: Washington: Melvin Eckelkamp (November 25, 1925 - October 29, 2012)

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Melvin Eckelkamp, 86, of Washington, Mo., passed away Mon., Oct. 29, 2012.

Mr. Eckelkamp is survived by his wife, Mary Eckelkamp, nee Aholt, of Washington.



He is also survived by two sons, Gary Eckelkamp and wife Kathy of Paducah, KY, and Brian Eckelkamp and wife Barbara of Washington, Mo.; one daughter, Sharon Teale and husband Kevin of Altoona, IA; seven grandchildren, Zeke, Patrick, and Shannon Eckelkamp, all of Paducah, KY, Kayla and Ashley Eckelkamp of Washington, and Kelly and John Teale of Altoona, IA.; and one sister, Dolores Kuchem of Washington.

Visitation will be held Wed., Oct. 31 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Oltmann Funeral Home in Washington.  Parish rosry will be held at 3:30 p.m.

Funeral mass will be celebrated Thurs., Nov. 1 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church.  Burial to follow in the St. Francis Borgia Cemetary.

Memorials requested to St. Vincent de Paul at Our Lady of Lourdes.