William O. Eckelkamp, 82, of Washington, passed away on October 27, 2020 in Washington. Bill, son of the late Raymond Eckelkamp and his wife Marie NEE Yenzer, was born October 13, 1938 in Washington. He received his education from St. Francis Borgia High School. On August 3, 1957, he was united in marriage to Eleanor Frankenberg at St. Francis Borgia Church. Mr. Eckelkamp served his country honorably as a member of the United States Navy. Bill was a member of the Washington Fire Company, a 4th Degree in the Knights of Columbus 1121, and the St Francis Borgia Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Eleanor Eckelkamp; son, Johnny Eckelkamp; Siblings, Betty Bueker and husband Bob, Earl Eckelkamp, Jerome Eckelkamp, Gene Eckelkamp, and Geneva Witthaus and husband Wimpy and In-laws, Dwaine Rembusch, Alice Lefholz and husband Sonny and Laverne Peters and husband Rich.
Among his survivors are his son, Jeffery Eckelkamp and wife Lisa of Krakow and Jenny Sowa and husband Tony of Washington; siblings, Jane Rembusch and Charles Eckelkamp and wife Dorothy; seven grandchildren, Todd Eckelkamp and wife Mindi, Jessica Maune and husband Kyle, Tanya Sowa and fiance Mark Schnelt, Michelle Stump, Miranda Sowa and fiance Chase Roy, Sam Eckelkamp and Patrick Eckelkamp; three great-grandchildren, Makenna Eckelakmp, Logan Maune, and Samantha Maune; In-laws, Marilyn Eckelkamp, Dixie Eckelkamp, and Catherine Frankenberg; other relatives and friends.
Funeral Services will be private. Memorial donations can be made to the St. Francis Borgia Church.
Arrangements in care of Nieburg-Vitt, Miller Funeral Home, Washington.