Viola M. (Missi) Eckert

March 6, 1929 ~ June 12, 2019 (age 90)

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Sellersburg, Indiana

Viola M. Missi Eckert, age 90, passed away June 12, 2019 at Clark Co. Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was born March 6, 1929 in Starlight, Indiana. She was a former employee of the Old H.A. Seinsheiner Clothing Company and retired from Ford Motor Company.  She was a devoted mother, grandmother and GG and loved the Catholic faith. She enjoyed weekly card games with her St. Joseph neighbors.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond “Jake” Eckert, her parents Ed Missi and Ethel Whitson Missi; three brothers, Wilfred, Eddie and Roy Missi; four sisters, Edith Grantz, Charlotte Wilson, Ruth Missi and Evelyn Hodges;  son-in-law, Roger Cunningham.   Survivors include five daughters, Sharon (Kenny) Rush, Sellersburg, Sandra Bragg, Sellersburg, Mary (Mark) Everage, Sellersburg, Donna Cunningham, New Albany, Brenda Patterson, Sellersburg,  two sons, Steven (Dee) Eckert, Sellersburg, Mark A. (Brenda) Eckert, Henryville, 10 Grandchildren; 21 Great-Grandchildren.  A Funeral Mass will be held 11AM Saturday at St. John Paul II Catholic Church (St. Joe Campus) with burial to follow at St. Joe Hill Catholic Cemetery.  Visitation will be Friday from 12-8PM with a Rosary Service at 7PM.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Hickory Grove Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 213, Sellersburg, Indiana 47172.  Online condolences can be made at

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June 14, 2019

12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Garr Funeral Home
7806 Hwy 311
Sellersburg, IN 47172

Funeral Mass
June 15, 2019

11:00 AM
St. John Paul II Catholic Church (St. Joe Campus)
2605 W. St. Joe Rd.
Sellersburg, IN 47172


Hickory Grove Cemetery Fund
P.O. Box 213, Sellersburg IN 47172

St. John Paul II Catholic Church
216 Schellers Ave., Sellersburg IN 47172
Tel: 1-812-246-3522

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