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“Very sorry to hear of Fred's passing.We have always had fond memories of our friendship with Fred and the entire family. Our hearts are with you.Love...Read More »
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“I am so very sorry for your loss. I will always remember Fred's smile and sense of humor. Giant hugs and much love, Mac ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“Thoughts and Prayers are sent to the entire Eckert family. May God comfort you in your loss of someone so dear to you. Pete, Claudette and family ”
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“So sorry for your loss ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Debbie Delprato - Vancouver, WA

“May your memories support you and your family! My thought are with you! ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Diane

“Through these sad days may you all be comforted with the memories of a very special life. You are a wonderful family. You made my childhood extra...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“Thanks for all the great years of service. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Craig Osbeck

Fred J. Eckert, 78, of Vancouver, Washington, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Saturday, September 16th, 2017. Fred was born on July 23rd, 1939 to Fred and Rose Eckert of Portland, Oregon. He celebrated over 56 years of marriage to the love of his life, LaVon Eckert (Paulsen). After serving in the Navy, he was owner and operator of Eckert Sanitary Service for over 50 years serving the Portland, Oregon community. He was an avid outdoorsman, loved fishing and hunting and spending his weekends at his cabin on the Klickitat river. He loved the Lord and was a loyal and loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. His family meant everything to him and laughter and storytelling was a huge part of his life. He is survived by his wife, LaVon Eckert, his five children, Lori Christianson (Tim), Cindy Burgara (James), Tammy Mitchell (Andy), Kurt Eckert (Laurel) and Vicki Viar all of Vancouver, Washington. He also is survived by 15 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren and his brother Bob Eckert and sister Rosemary Zoucha of Portland, Oregon. A special thank you to Peace Health staff for their love and care and especially Dr. Nathan Boyer. A Celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church. The rosary will precede the service. He will be missed dearly by all.

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