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Virginia Nell Eckert
Wednesday, December 25, 2013 • Posted December 24, 2013

Virginia Nell (Oldham) Eckert, 93, of Cedar Park and formerly of Mercury, Texas, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 17, 2013, in Cedar Park, Texas.

Visitation was held from 10 – 11 a.m. Monday, December 23, 2013, at Heritage Funeral Home in Brady. Funeral services immediately followed at 11 a.m. in Heritage Funeral Home Chapel with burial at Rest Haven Cemetery. Pastor Curtis Schneider officiated.

Virginia was born in Brady on December 06, 1920, to Albert Carl “Bud” Oldham and Lillian (Eklund) Oldham. She married Elmer Eckert on June 2, 1940, at St Paul Lutheran Church in Mason, Texas. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Brownwood.

Virginia worked side by side with her husband on their family ranch for their entire marriage. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, baking, shopping, and visiting with friends.

Virginia loved her family dearly and thoroughly enjoyed spending as much time as she could with them.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Elmer Eckert, her children Arliss and Mereta and her brother Wayne Oldham and sister Billie Propp Atchison.

Virginia is survived by; grandchildren Sandy Brown and husband Jack, Allen Eckert and wife Caroline, Alicia Feller and husband Chris, Michael Brown and wife Elaine, Charles Eckert and wife Kathleen, Kristi Stewart and husband Dave; daughter-in-law; Janis Eckert; great-grandchildren; Kim, Sarah, Tiffany, Nicole, Jacob, Andrew, Abbie, Stockton, Seely, Michael and Makayla; great-great grandchildren; Logun, Jessa, Josiah and Johanna; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Memorials may be made to LWML at Grace Lutheran Church in Brownwood, Texas.

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