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“Dear Diane & Family,We are truly sorry to here of your families loss.George was a very kind soul & will be missed by many that he touched.Sincerely,...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Suzi & Dave Bowe - Stockbridge, WI

“Dear Ecker family, We are very saddened to hear of George's passing, the world is a sad place without George in it, I always told him he's like the...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Barb Jack - Sherwood, WI

“So sorry to hear of Georges passing. You have our sympathys. My he rest in peace. God's blessing to your family. Roxanne Neumann ”
3 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“I will truly miss "uncle" George. He meant so much to me and I loved sharing my music with him. My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you and I...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Cyndi (Zahringer) Benson - Fargo, ND

“Although our paths seldom crossed (and then only at piano recitals at which his granddaughter performed), I will always remember Mr. Ecker as one of...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Ellen Figueira - Hartland, WI

“Diane and Family, We are saddened to hear of George's passing. Heaven will be receiving a very wise and talented angel. Our thought and prayers are...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Jeff and Kelly Propson - Chilton, WI

“Dear Diane & Family: I'm so sorry for your loss. Georgie will be deeply missed. You and you family are in my thoughts and prayers. Love Jackie ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Jackie Ecker - Fargo, ND

“Our deepest sympathies go out to the Ecker family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May you find peace & comfort in the love & support of...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Rick & Mary Jo Weber - Chilton, WI

“Mr. Ecker was such a special man. Always willing to share his many talents. I have many fond memories of Mr. Ecker. One of my favorites was when he...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Mary Daun and Family - Sherwood, WI

“George will be sorely missed. He was a truely good person- a good citizen,good christian and was very talented and helped alot of people. My sympathy...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: LaVerne Geiser Schmidt - Chilton, WI

“I have fond memories of George growing up in Stockbridge. He was always a kind man and neighbor. George played the piano for my Wedding...the music...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Lisa Stephenson - Combined Locks, WI

“Mr. Ecker was such a special man. Always willing to share his many talents. I have many fond memories of Mr. Ecker. We have not lost him, for we...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Mary Daun and Family - Sherwood, WI

“Dear Diane and Family, Diane, my heart goes out to you as i know exactly what your feeling. . George was the best... I remember all the times we...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: MARY CRITER


George L Ecker, age 80, of Stockbridge, died on August 28, 2012, with his family by his side. He was born on June 21, 1932 in Stockbridge, Wis., son of the late George & Veronica (Wieseckel) Ecker. He married Diane Popp on June 7, 1958 at the Holy Trinity Church at Jericho. George completed courses at UW Green Bay, Marian College, Marquette University, and studied music at St. Norbert College. He was the organist and choir director at St. Mary of the Seven Dolors Church in Stockbridge for more than 63 years. George was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Stockbridge where he founded the St. Mary's Men's Choir. He served as the St. Mary's parish Religious Ed Director and Instructor for a number of years. George also served as a Green Bay Diocese Pastoral Council Member. He wrote and directed the musicals, "The Stockbridge Follies", "Vaudeville", and the Christmas shows presented in Appleton and Fond du Lac. He also recorded a Gospel Music CD with Darrell Mader. He served as the accountant at Karl's Hardware, Stockbridge, served as the Exec. VP-General Manager at Horst Distributing, Chilton, was a Wisconsin registered insurance agent, and was a certified business course instructor at Fox Valley Tech for 30 years. George operated ECKER PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, his business consultant company. George served as the Stockbridge Village Clerk/Treasurer for 10 years and was the Stockbridge Community Historical Society chairman since 1975. He was the co-author of The Lori Popp Story and The Stockbridge Story. He served at St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Appleton, as a volunteer patient counselor. He also was a volunteer drug abuse/alcohol abuse and marriage counselor. Survivors include his wife Diane, sons Kevin (Madonna) and Terence (Traci), Stockbridge, daughters Terese (Donald) Lintner, New Holstein, and Karen (Robert) Landwehr, Hartland. 13 grandchildren, Julia (Nick) Stenz, Melissa (Joe) Yatzeck, Justin Lintner, Melanie (Shawn) Thiel, Malorie Ecker, Andy Ecker, Nick Lintner, Adam, Alex and Alan Ecker, Isaac Lintner, Eric and Ellie Landwehr. Eight great grand-children, many nieces and nephews and his brothers James (Eunice) Ecker and John (Lillian) Ecker, Stockbridge. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 6:00 PM on Friday, August 31, 2012 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Stockbridge with the Rev. Michael Betley officiating. Burial will be in the Parish Cemetery. Friends may call at the church from 2:00 PM until 5:30 PM on Friday, August 31, 2012.