Rachel I. Eckert

Rachel I. Eckert, 41, of Markle, IN, died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, at her residence.

Mrs. Eckert was a 1996 graduate of Norwell High School and received her associate’s degree in early childhood development from Ivy Tech. She was an insurance underwriter for K & K Insurance in Fort Wayne. She was a member of ITown Church in Bluffton.   

She was born March 31, 1978, in Bluffton to Max and Stephenie Johnson Murchland. Her parents survive. She married Jeremy Eckert on Oct. 21, 2000, in Huntington, and he survives.

Additional survivors include a son, Max, at home; a daughter, Macy, at home; a brother, Nate (Angie Miller) Murchland, of Markle; her in-laws, Frederick and Carla Rock, Middleville, MI; and maternal grandparents, Felix and Joan Johnson, of Markle.

Calling is Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington. A funeral service will be held Monday, Dec. 16, 2019, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home, with Rev. Kyle Reinhard officiating. Burial will be at Markle Cemetery, Huntington.

Memorials are to Macy and Max’s Educational Fund, in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN 46750.

Online condolences may be made at www.mcelhaneyhartfuneralhome.com.