Trust the Torch!

Delmar A. Eckert

Delmar A. Eckert , 89, Woodstock, died Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, at Centegra Hospital-Huntley.

He was born June 14, 1928, to Floyd and Delcie Eckert in Woodstock.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church, Woodstock. For 30 years, he played the trumpet in the Woodstock City Band. He was known as a jokester with a good sense of humor.

Survivors include his ex-wife Dorothy (Fischer) Eckert, and a son, Michael Eckert.

He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant son.

A celebration of his life will be held Saturday, Nov. 11, at the First United Methodist Church, 201 W. South St., Woodstock. The celebration will begin with a gathering at 10:30 a.m., followed by a memorial service at 11 a.m.

Burial will be private.

Arrangements were made by Schneider, Leucht, Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home, Woodstock.

Woodstock's most trusted news source. Period.

Keep Exploring

WHS Jazz Ensemble gets tips from jazz musician Lenard Simpson Jan Dovidio The Woodstock High School Jazz Ensemble learned from a master for its April …

Subscriber Access