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Obituaries

Obituaries

Richard Youdon Eckman 1944 - 2006 Baldwin

Services for Richard Youdon Eckman, 61, Baldwin, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at First United Methodist Church in Lawrence. Burial will be in Vinland Cemetery.Mr. Eckman died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2006, at his home.He was born June 25, 1944, in Dighton, the son of Edward Youdon and Helen Margaret Zink Eckman. He was a lifelong resident of the Vinland area.Mr. Eckman served in the U.S. Army Reserve. He was a farmer in the Vinland area for more than 39 years.He married Linda Rose Lesch on Nov. 11, 1967, in Lawrence. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include two sons, David, Overland Park, and Mark, Baldwin; a daughter, Lisa Setty, Overland Park; two brothers, Steven, Baldwin, and Vincent, Lawrence; a sister, Merna Dean, Lawrence; and six grandchildren.The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. The family suggests memorials to the Deanna Rose Farmstead through Johnson County Parks and Recreation, sent in care of the mortuary.E-mail condolences may be sent to info@warrenmcelwain.com, subject: Eckman.