Doris Louise Eckert, 80, widow of Richard Henry Eckert, died Sept. 26, 2012 at College Station Medical Center in College Station. Funeral services are scheduled for 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Greenvine, with Pastor Rich Nelson officiating. Burial will take place in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends and relatives from 5 until 7 p.m. Friday evening at Memorial Oaks Chapel.
Doris was born Nov. 10, 1931 to William and Olivia (Rost) Wickel in Greenvine. She was baptized and later confirmed in Emmanuel Lutheran Church of Greenvine. It was here that she was married to Richard Eckert in March of 1952. She remained an active member in Emmanuel Lutheran Church, as well as the church choir, WELCA circle, and Memorial Committee.