Betty June Eckert
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Betty June Eckert
  • June 24, 1930 - December 2, 2016
  • Fort Wayne, Indiana

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Betty June (Burgin) Eckert died December 2, 2016, at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home after a brief illness; she was 86.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents, Augustus Burgin and Anna DeArmond, and son, David.

Surviving are daughters Karen (Jon) Stone and Kirsten (Aaron) Eckert-Smith; grandchildren Jason, Robert, Amanda, and David Jr; great-grandchildren Robert, Jayden, and Wyatt. Betty was a proud veteran of the Women's Air Corp (WAC), serving during the Korean War era.

The family thanks the staff at the VA Hospital of Fort Wayne for their excellent and kind care for the past 15+ years and the wonderful end-of-life care she experienced at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home.

As per her wishes, no services will be held.

Memorials made in Betty's honor may go to Visiting Nurse, 5910 Homestead Rd., Fort Wayne, IN 46814 (www.vnfw.org/donate).