OBITUARY FROM THE NW INDIANA TIMES, AUGUST 22, 2012:
Robert Eck, age 68 of Merrillville, passed away Monday, August 20, 2012. Survived by his wife off 44 years, Lucy; three children: Robert (Mary Beth) Eck of Columbus, OH, Kathy Eck and John Eck, both of Merrillville; two grandchildren: Anna and Lucy; brother, Raymond (Del) Eck of Hebron; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents, Adam and Ella Eck; five brothers and sisters.
Robert was a member of St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church. He was a graduate of Hobart High School and an Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Robert was a retired self-employed tile setter. He was an avid Black Hawks and Sox fan and was a former Little League coach for Hobart Little League.
Family and friends may call at Pruzin Brothers Funeral Service, 6360 Broadway, Merrillville on Thursday, August 23, 2012 from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. with a prayer service at 6:00 p.m. Funeral service will be Friday, August 24, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. from Pruzin Brothers Chapel and 11:00 a.m. from St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church, 801 W. 73rd Ave., Merrillville with Rev. Brian Chadwick officiating. Cremation to follow service. At rest Calumet Park Cemetery, Merrillville. Family and friends may share an online condolence or memory at www.pruzinfuneralservice.com
This information was obtained from: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/nwitimes/obituary.aspx?pid=159336782.