Nancy K. Eckert, 72
Nov. 19, 1942 -- Feb. 9, 2015

Nancy K. Eckert nee WendorfNancy K. Eckert, 72, of Freeport, Illinois, died Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, at F.H.N. Memorial Hospital.

Nancy was born on Nov. 19, 1942, in Milwaukee, the daughter of Franklin and Kathryn (Richter) Wendorf.

Nancy married John “Jack” Eckert on Jan. 31, 1963, in Milwaukee.

Nancy attended the University of Wisconsin.

She was a member of the Cedar Lake Yacht Club, Freeport Country Club, and Freeport Elks Lodge No. 617.

Surviving are her husband, John “Jack” Eckert of Freeport; son, Robert Eckert of West Bend; two daughters, Theresa (Rich) Czarnecki of Bettendorf, Iowa, and Cynthia (Jack) Rusher of Chicago. Also surviving are seven grandchildren, Michelle Czarnecki, Annie Czarnecki and John Czarnecki, Kathryn Rusher, Alie Rusher and Nick Rusher, and Jakob Eckert.

Nancy was preceded in death by her parents.

A family memorial service will be held in June at the Cedar Lake Yacht Club in West Bend.

Local arrangements were handled by Burke Tubbs Funeral Home, Freeport.

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