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Richard Lawrence Eckberg

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“Dick was a true gentleman. He will be missed by many. I remember his smile at Rolling Hills and at St Francis. Always friendly and smiling. What a...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Joe & Kathy White - Wichita, KS

“Chris, Tom, and the entire family.......So sorry to hear of your loss.....your dad was truly one of God's great gifts.....his life was full of great...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Dean Parker - Derby, KS - friend

“Dick was a very special man and father; so happy that Janet & Dick are together again, our loss, Heavens gain. Love & Prayers, ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Pat & Cheryl Kerivan - AZ

“Tim- you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. With much sympathy. ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Cindy and Doug Buchanan - Derby, KS

“Tom and family. So sorry for your loss. Fortunately we are blessed with the hope of being reunited with our love ones in Heaven.GOD bless all of your...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: John Musil - Wichita, KS

“So sorry for your loss Father Joe. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God Bless! ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Dennis & Susan Russell - Winfield, KS

“Fr. Joe, Our love and prayers to all your family. Sorry we will be gone for the funeral but we will be praying for all of you. ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Jim and Diane Daniels - Derby, KS

“Prayers for you and your family.Peace be with you all ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Desiree' Lewis - Derby, KS

“Father Joe, may God bless you and your family during this difficult time. ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Jeanette Tichenor - Derby, KS

“Rest Richard, until you hear at dawn, the low, clear reveille of God.Thank you for your service to this nation. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Harry Simpson - Buckeye, AZ

“Dearest Tom and Terri,Im sorry for your loss. Dads are very special. And, a special place in heaven has been filled. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Marilynn (Jenkins) Maddox - MO

“We have another angel in heaven to look over us as he did in life. Love Jack & Diane ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Jack Kerivan - Groveland, MA


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Richard was born on July 9, 1925 and passed away on Friday, April 6, 2018.

Richard was a resident of Wichita, Kansas at the time of passing.

Richard graduated from Roosevelt High School in Seattle, Washington in 1943 and the University of Washington in 1949.

He was a veteran of World War II having served in the Army Air Corps.

Rosary will be 10:30 a.m. followed by the Funeral Mass at 11 a.m., both Thursday, April 12, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. Entombment will be at 2 p.m., in Resurrection Cemetery Mausoleum.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Dirty Vagabond Ministries (Wichita Catholic Inner City Youth Ministry), 1353 N. Waco, Wichita, KS 67203.

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