Harold W. Eckhardt
August 20, 1922 – September 20, 2012
Harold Walter Eckhardt, 90, died Thursday, September 20, 2012 at Grace Point in Greeley. He was born August 20, 1922, in Greeley, Colorado to John H. and Mollie (Winter) Eckhardt.
Harold was born and raised in Greeley, where he attended Olin Elementary School, Meeker Middle School and Greeley High School. He attended one year at the University of Northern Colorado and enlisted in the Navy Coast Guard after Pearl Harbor and was discharged in November, 1945.
Harold married Bobetta Bresnahan on June 30, 1943 in Kimball, Nebraska. He then started his life long career in marketing for Standard Oil (Chevron).
Harold was a member of the HAM Radio Club going by the call letters NOKNK . He enjoyed traveling and many years of retirement.
Harold is survived by his wife of 69 years, Bobetta Eckhardt of Greeley; one sister Leola Latorra of Newbury Park, California; a neice Barbara (Cliff) Blackstock of Stillwater, Oklahoma; a nephew Jim (Loretta) Wells of Newbury Park, California and many cousins and friends.
Harold was preceded in death by his parents John and Mollie Eckhardt.
Visitation will be 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. prior to the 11 a.m. service Tuesday, September 25 at Stoddard Funeral Home. Entombment at Sunset Memorial Gardens.
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Porter Family Reamer Family
October 4, 2012
Our love, prayers for God's peace, and comfort go out to family and everyone who was fortunate to know Harold. We miss him. We'll always remember and cherish all of the fun, love, and great memories we've had with Harold and Bobetta in California.
Lee Hatfield Jr
September 25, 2012
My Condolences, God Comfort all who knew Mr Eckhardt.
Hal had a General Class Amateur Radio License,
which would have allowed him to Talk Around the World to other "Hams".
Hal's Call Sign was N0KNK
November ZERO Kilo November Kilo
N0KNK Silent Key