Marceda  Eckstein


Marceda Ann Eckstein, Sunman, was born on February 25, 1931, at home in Morris, a daughter to Clarence and Sophie Hausman Lambert. She married Herbert P. Eckstein on June 30, 1956, at St. Nicholas Catholic Church and together they raised five children. She was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church and enjoyed volunteering both at the church and at Ripley Crossing in Milan. Marceda was active in the Quilt Club, Breakfast Club and the Card Club, and enjoyed keeping the Christmas spirit alive. On Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at the age of 88, she passed away at St. Andrews Health Campus in Batesville.

Those surviving who will cherish Marceda's memory include her children, Kevin (Debbie) Eckstein, of Cincinnati, Philip (Rebecca) Eckstein of Sunman, Donna (Steve) Delap of Milan, Nick (Tina) Eckstein of Osgood, and Larry (Mary) Eckstein of Osgood; 6 grandchildren, Stefanie Crawford of Seattle, WA, Adam (Lauren) Eckstein of Cincinnati, Justin (Amanda) Eckstein of Cincinnati, Sara (Michael) Berger of Greensburg, Randi (Stephen) Short of Indianapolis, and Amber (Kyle) Schornick of Sunman; 5 great-grandchildren, Maggie and Jackson Eckstein, Mallory Berger, Bo Short, and Khloe Schornick; a brother, Joe (Bernice) Lambert of Batesville; a sister, Ruth Springmeyer of Greensburg; a sister-in-law, Barb Lambert of Cincinnati; and many other family and friends. Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, John Lambert, and a brother-in-law, Don Springmeyer.

Friends may visit with the family on Friday, April 12, 2019, from 4 until 8 p.m. at Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home, 107 Vine Street, Sunman. Rosary will be recited at 3:00. Fr. Shaun Whittington will officiate a Mass of Christian burial on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Nicholas Catholic Church. She will be laid to rest immediately following services in the church cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be directed to Margaret Mary Health Foundation Hospice Fund or to St. Andrews Health Campus. To sign the online guestbook or to leave personal memories please visit The staff of Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home is honored to care for the family of Marceda Eckstein.
Published on April 10, 2019
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