Wynonia Eck, 84 of Boone Township, died Tuesday (October 21) at her home. She was born December 18, 1929, in Washington to Lawrence and Scherlottie (Allen) Schnarr. She married Chris Eck June 4, 1950, in St. John’s Lutheran Church in Boone Township. He died November 6, 2004.
She graduated from Alfordsville High School in 1948 as the class valedictorian. She worked at the Daviess County Surveyors Office, General Electric in Huntingburg, as a cook at the Caper House and the Gas Light in Huntingburg, and on the family farm. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church and she enjoyed gardening.
She is survived by one son, Gary Eck and wife Marlene, Boone Township; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; four sisters, Cledamae Kuckuck and husband David, Tampa, Florida, Marilyn Witter and husband Duane, Newaygo, Michigan, Brenda Witt, Washington, and Arlene Wininger and husband Richard, Montgomery; and four brothers, Carmin Schnarr and wife Sylvia, Washington, Gilbert Schnarr and wife Carolyn, Glendale, John Schnarr and wife Janis, Jasper, and Michael Schnarr and wife Betty, Washington.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by an infant brother, Delbert Schnarr, daughter-in-Law Nancy Eck, and her step-mother, Beatrice Schnarr.
Services at 11 a.m. Friday at St. John’s Church with burial following in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Thursday at the Becher-Kluesner Northside Chapel in Jasper and one hour before the service at church Friday. Memorial contributions may be made to the St John’s Church Cemetery Trust Fund or to a favorite charity. Condolences may be made online at www.becherkluesner.com.