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Louise Freda Eckart

Louise Freda Eckart

Louise F. Eckart, 103, Harvey, ND died Sunday, April 27, 2014 at the St. Aloisius Nursing Home in Harvey. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at the Wesley United Methodist Church in Harvey.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 30 at the Hertz Funeral Home, Harvey, ND.

Burial will be in Sunnyside Cemetery, Harvey, ND.

Louise was born on July 5, 1910 on a farm three miles west of Martin, ND. She was the daughter Karl and Emma (Hohensee) Jarosch. She grew up and attended rural school west of Martin. She attended high school in Harvey. Louise and Arthur Eckart were united in marriage on September 30, 1929 in St. Paul, MN. They lived and farmed northeast of Martin. They moved into Martin in 1972. Arthur died on October 9, 1977. Louise moved into Harvey in 1989 and to St. Aloisius Nursing Home in 2005.

Louise was a member of the United Methodist Church first in Martin and after moving to Harvey at the Wesley United Methodist Church. She was also a member of the Harvey Senior Citizens.

Louise is survived by eleven children, Joyce (Donald) Bentz of Jamestown, Donald (Betty) Eckart of Jamestown, ND, Larry (Hannelore) Eckart of Jamestown, ND, Allan Eckart of Scobey, MT, Marlene (Wes) Wixon of Hope, ND, Robert (Gloria) Eckart of Brea, CA, Carol (Fred) Martin of Jamestown, ND, Marge (John) Wagenaar of Nevis, MN, Kathleen (Larry) Grossman of Harvey, Judy Eckart, Anchorage, AK, Steve (Kathy) Eckart of Harvey; 42 grandchildren; 90 great-grandchildren; 33 great-great-grandchildren.

Louise was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughters, Vernice Faul and Bonnie Eckart as an infant; grandsons, Scott Eckart and Shane Ford; sisters, Hertha Cordes, Vera Eckart, Annie Jarosch; brothers, Leo Jarosch; Kurt Jarosch.

Memorials are preferred to the American Cancer Society or Sunnyside Cemetery, Harvey, ND.