Franz Eckert Sr in his 102nd year passed away peacefully at his residence on Wednesday April 30, 2014. Born in Yugoslavia August 13, 1912 one of five boys, Franz was a well-known master cabinet maker. Husband of the late Maria Eckert, whom he married on February 21, 1933 and predeceased him April 11, 2001. Loving father of Bernadette (Peter) Castillo and Veronica Brehm all of Stratford. Proud Opa to Karin Ann (Gary) Gilks, Bernadette Alarie, Karen Eckert, Elizabeth (Barry) Singh, Michael (Bonnie) Eckert, Diana (Gonzalo) Rodriguez, Richard (Sylvia) Castillo, David (Rose) Castillo, Samantha (Russ) Aicken and 16 great grandchildren. Also survived by a nephew Djuro (Marika) Poljakovic and family. Besides his parents and his wife Franz was predeceased by his only son Franz Eckert Jr, a granddaughter Tina Rebelos and his four brothers. As per Franz’s wishes a private family service has taken place with interment in Avondale Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church Restoration Fund through the funeral home. 519-271-7411 www.wgyoungfuneralhome.com
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