December 4, 1959 - February 8, 2017
Albert C. (Big Al) Eckert, 57, of San Pierre passed away on February 8, 2017. He was born in Knox, to Paul & Betty (Scammerhorn) Eckert. He graduated from North Judson-San Pierre High School in 1978. On June 24, 1989, he married Barb Madsen in Knox, Indiana. He was a machinist at McGill's for 20+ years. He was also a Class B truck driver for several years. He was an avid racing fan of Shadyhill Speedway in Medaryville, Indiana. He enjoyed camping, spending time with his family, and spending time with his friends. Al was a social butterfly and never knew a stranger. Al was a member of the San Pierre Volunteer Fire Dept. Inc. He proudly served the San Pierre and surrounding areas for 40 years as a Volunteer Fireman. He held many different offices in his many years on the department. Al was a member of The Sons of American Legion Post 92 for nine years. He leaves behind his beloved wife Barb of San Pierre; his daughters Cassie and Ashley, both of San Pierre; and his grand-daughters Kyleigh and Tayler, also of San Pierre. He leaves behind a brother Gus of San Pierre, and two sisters Jean (Jerry) Russell of San Pierre and Paula Eckert of North Judson. He is also survived by in laws; Doris Madsen, Toni (Kenny) Jacobsma, Fred Madsen, and Brett Madsen all of San Pierre; Kerry (Jennifer) Madsen of North Judson; and Dwight Madsen of Hickory, NC. Al leaves behind many loved nieces, nephews, and great nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents. Visitation will be held on Sunday, February 12 from 4:00-8:00pm CST at O'Donnell Funeral Home in North Judson, IN. Funeral Services will be on Monday, February 13, 1:00 PM at O'Donnell Funeral Home. Burial will follow funeral services at San Pierre Cemetery.
Albert C. (Big Al) Eckert, 57, of San Pierre passed away on February 8, 2017. He was born in Knox, to Paul & Betty (Scammerhorn) Eckert. He graduated from North Judson-San Pierre High School in 1978. On June 24, 1989, he married Barb Madsen... View Obituary & Service Information
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