DeAnna A. Eckert, 81, Huntingburg

DeAnna A. Eckert, 81, of Huntingburg, died Wednesday, June 26, at her home. She was born in Birdseye December 8, 1937, to Merle and Inez (King) Eckert.

DeAnna was a school teacher and guidance counselor for the Southwest Dubois County School Corporation. She was a 1959 graduate of Indiana State Teachers College (now Indiana State University) and also earned her Master’s Degree. She was a member of the Indiana State Teachers Association (ISTA) and the Birdseye Conservation Club.

She is survived by two cousins, Gordon Ray Eckert, Eckerty, and Glen Eckert, Indianapolis.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Merle and Inez Eckert.

Friends are invited to attend graveside services for DeAnna at 11a.m. Wednesday in the Birdseye Cemetery. Pastor Kim Allen will officiate at the service. Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be shared at

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