Jeanne N. Eckert

Jeanne Margaret Eckert, 97, of Huntington, IN, died Friday, Nov. 3, at 9:38 a.m. at Parkview Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Eckert was a 1938 graduate of Huntington High School. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, the Rosary Sodality and Psi Iota Xi sorority. She had volunteered at the Huntington Memorial Hospital for several years.

She was born Oct. 29, 1920, in The Village of Deposit, NY, to John M. and Margaret P. Emig Galleher. She married William J. D. Eckert on Aug. 13, 1942, at St. Mary Catholic Church. He preceded her in death on Aug. 31, 2009.

Survivors include a daughter, Susan J. Emley, of Huntington; a sister, Betty Henry, of Lake Webster; three grandsons,  Matt (Deb) Emley, Mike (Terri) Emley and Dan (Kathy) Emley; two great-grandchildren, seven stepgreat-grandchildren; and several stepgreat-great grandchildren.

Calling is Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, 903 N. Jefferson St., Huntington. A funeral service will be held immediately following, with Rev. Steven Colchin officiating. Interment will be at the Mt. Calvary Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial donations can be made to St. Mary Catholic Church Masses, in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington, IN 46750.

The online guest book can be signed at