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Doris Eck

May 14, 1928 – Oct. 29, 2022

Doris May Eck, 94, of Sweet Home, died Oct. 29, 2022.

She was born May 14, 1928, in Omaha, Neb., to Frank J. and Clarinda (Martinson) Kretschmer.

She lived in Omaha and Kansas City, Kan., before moving to Sweet Home in 1994.

Mrs. Eck was a homemaker and also worked several years as a tax preparer. She volunteered extensively as an ESL teacher and church volunteer. She was an active member of Kountze Memorial Church in Omaha and Fir Lawn Lutheran church in Sweet Home.

Mrs. Eck enjoyed sewing, baking, volunteering and painting. She was a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who loved being around children.

Mrs. Eck is survived by her daughter Carol and son-in-law Lynn Henson; son David and daughter-in-law Johnna Eck; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Keith Eck; and brother Robert Kretschmer.

A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, at Fir Lawn Lutheran Church in Sweet Home.

Memorial contributions in her name can be made to Fir Lawn Lutheran Church.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.