Eckert, Patricia Ann (nee McDonald)
June 15, 1931 – December 13, 2018
Age 87 of Shoreview. Preceded in death by her parents Blanche and Francis, stepfather Herman Mielke, husband Donald Eckert, her son Kelly and daughter Sheila, and sister Diane Utecht. Survived by 8 of her 10 children, Kevin (Char), Maura, Kerry, Valerie, Shawn (Patrice), Patreesa, Donovan (Misty),and Guy, her brother Peter (Peggy) Mielke and over 40 grand and great grandchildren. (Published in the Pioneer Press on Dec. 23, 2018).