Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Tombstone Tuesday: Eckert Monument at St. Mary's Cemetery

Frederick and Elizabeth Eckert were both natives of Germany. They were members of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Sandusky. Frederick Eckert died on November 4, 1914 in Lucas County, Ohio. Mrs. Elizabeth Eckert died on May 20, 1916. The Rev. J. S. Widmann officiated at the funerals of Mr. and Mrs. Eckert, according to their obituaries. Burial for both Mr. and Mrs. Eckert was at St. Mary's Cemetery in Sandusky, Ohio. An obituary for Elizabeth Eckert appeared in the May 22, 1916 issue of the Sandusky Register. Mr. Frederick Eckert's obituary was in the November 6, 1914 issue of the Sandusky Register.  A beautiful monument created by Conrad Keim honors the memory of Frederick and Elizabeth Eckert. Christ on the cross and a scroll adorn the grave marker of Mr. and Mrs. Eckert.

1 comment:

Miss Merry said...

The stone is beautiful.