Thanks be to God for the life and memory of Donald Lee Eckstrom. Don was born May 28, 1945 and died on Wednesday, May 31, 2017.
Don is survived by wife Carole of Otsego; daughter Wendy (Clay) Lacey of Rockwall, TX; son Robert Eckstrom of St. Louis Park, MN; grandsons Hayden and Brennan Lacey of Rockwall; father-in-law Lloyd Schleicher of McIntosh, MN; and many other relatives and dear friends. He was preceded in death by twin sons; his parents; brother, Wally Eckstrom; sister, Patty Eckstrom; and mother-in-law, Gladys Schleicher.
Memorial service to be held Thursday, June 29 at 11 am at Central Lutheran Church, 1103 School St. NW, Elk River, MN. Visitation 1 hour prior to service. Private interment at later date. We will gather in the promise of I Thessalonians 4:14, “We believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so, through Jesus, God will bring with him those who have fallen asleep.”
We pray for Carole and her family as we entrust Don to the never-ending love and mercy of God. May the Lord give each of us a heart of wisdom and teach us to number our days so that we will live in righteousness all the days of our lives.