Eugene E. Eicksteadt

September 11, 1935 - July 12, 2015
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Belvidere, IL

Eugene E. Eicksteadt, 79, of Belvidere, IL, passed away the morning of Sunday, July 12, 2015 at Maple Crest Care Centre surrounded by his loving family. He was born September 11, 1935 the son of Edwin and Eleanor (Gurke) Eicksteadt. In 1963 Eugene married Bobbie Glaser at Zion Lutheran Church in Marengo. He graduated from Belvidere High School with the class of 1953. Eugene worked on the family’s dairy farm and sold sweet corn there. He later worked for the Ida Public Library. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Flora Grange, Winnebago-Boone Farm Bureau, past president and member of the Belvidere Bowling Association, past member of the Boone County Fair Board and Purebred Holstein Dairy Association, and a social member of the VFW. Eugene was an avid bowler, enjoyed playing cards, John Deere, his beloved Chicago Cubs, and most of all he loved spending time with family at family reunions.

Eugene will be loved and missed by his children, Gene (special friend Barb Carlson) Eicksteadt and Julie (Ricardo Ibarra) Eicksteadt; grandchildren, Victoria (friend Adam Watson) Eicksteadt and Matthew Eicksteadt; grand-dogs Ginger and Zoe; long-time friends Lois Knox, Bud Henk, and special friend Mickey Johnson. Eugene is preceded in death by his parents, sister Audrey Eicksteadt and brother Ronnie Eicksteadt.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Maple Crest Care Centre.

Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Friday, July 17, 2015 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, IL 61008 with Rev. Allan Buss officiating. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m., Thursday, July 16, 2015 at the funeral home with a Grange service at 7:30 p.m. and a visitation from 10:00 am Friday until the time of service. Burial will take place in Marengo Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date. To light a candle or share a memory, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com.

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Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, July 16, 2015

Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel

Address:

218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m., Thursday, July 16, 2015 at the funeral home with a Grange service at 7:30 p.m. and a visitation from 10:00 am Friday until the time of service.


Date: Friday, July 17, 2015

Time: 10:00 am -

Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel

Address:

218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m., Thursday, July 16, 2015 at the funeral home with a Grange service at 7:30 p.m. and a visitation from 10:00 am Friday until the time of service.


Service Information

Date: Friday, July 17, 2015

Time: 11:00 am -

Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel

Address:

218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Friday, July 17, 2015 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, IL 61008 with Rev. Allan Buss officiating.


Cemetery Information

Burial will take place in Marengo Cemetery.


Memorial Information

Memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date.


 

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Born: September 11, 1935
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Barb posted on 7/13/15

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

 

Barb posted on 7/13/15

Praying for you.

 

Kate posted on 7/13/15

Gene and Julie my thoughts and prayers are with you! I will miss Sr.! He was a good father in law, father, and grandfather! If you need anything let me know! God bless you all!

 

Connie Scott posted on 7/13/15

Gene and Julie I'm so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers

 

Pat Roberts posted on 7/13/15

My sincere condolences.

 

Mickey Johnson posted on 7/13/15

We had a lot of enjoyable times together. He was the best and will miss him very much.

 

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