Cletus L. Eckrich

Cletus L. Eckrich

April 13, 1932 - December 23, 2017

Cletus L. Eckrich, 85 of Mt. Pleasant and formerly of Phoenix, Arizona, passed away on Saturday, December 23, 2017, at the Henry County Health Center in Mt. Pleasant.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Murphy Funeral Home of Mt. Pleasant. Following the visitation cremation will be accorded. A memorial has been established in his memory.

Cletus was born on April 13, 1932, in Johnson County, Iowa the son of Peter Edward and Loretta Moore Eckrich. He was united in marriage to Ruth Grimes on November 30, 1957 in Iowa City, she preceded him in death on October 21, 2007. He worked for the Salt River Project in Phoenix, Arizona, as an inspector and diesel mechanic for 17 years before he retired. He enjoyed helping others when needed and was a handyman. Cletus was a member of the National Guard.

He is survived by his sister; Karla Widmer of Fairfield, nieces and nephews and his sister-in-laws; Isabelle Eckrich of Iowa City, Bonnie Worley of Burlington, Linda Kempf of Phoenix, Arizona and his brother-in-laws; Mike Grimes of Reno, Nevada, David Grimes of Dover, Tennessee and Steve Grimes of New London.

Cletus was preceded in death by his parents, his wife and one brother Everette Eckrich.

408 N Broadway
Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641
Click for the BBB Business Review of this Funeral Homes in Mount Pleasant IA

Copyright © 2018 Murphy Funeral Home

Website by: Jon Kaufman - E-mail:

Click here to login