Carl Dewane Eckman, 80 of North Baltimore died at 8:32 p.m. on Thursday January 1, 2015. He was born on January 24, 1934 in Bairdstown to the late Joseph C. and Sarah (Wise) Eckman.
On August 15, 1953 he married Doris Nungester and she survives along with four children; Dewane (Donna) Eckman of North Baltimore, Lilly (Jeff) Beltz of FL, Steven (Joanne) Eckman of Ottawa and June Dean of North Baltimore. He is also survived by nine grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren and one sister Thelma Peterson of North Baltimore. Carl was preceded in death by a brother Jim Eckman and five sisters; Josephine Haugh, Rosezella Dick, Velma Lewis, Patricia Siefer and Clara Dorman.
Carl was a member of the Church of the Good Shepherd United Methodist, North Baltimore. He loved fishing, hunting and camping, but most of all, Carl loved to spend time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was also a volunteer for the Food Assistance program in North Baltimore.
Visitation will be held on Monday, January 5, 2015 from 2:00 – 4:00 & 6:00- 8:00 p.m. at SMITH-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, North Baltimore. The funeral service will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 6, 2016 at Church of the Good Shepherd United Methodist, North Baltimore with Rev. Susan Kronbach officiating. Burial will follow in New Maplewood Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Church of the Good Shepherd United Methodist, North Baltimore. Condolences can be sent via www.coldrencrates.com.