LaVerne F. Eacker

January 21, 1920May 10, 2018

Twin Falls, Idaho

LaVerne Faye Eacker

LaVerne Faye Eacker, 98, of Twin Falls, Idaho passed away May 10, 2018 with her family by her side.

She was born January 21, 1920 in American Falls, Idaho to Peter P. Goertzen and Helen Coleman Goertzen. She was the first of six children. The family later moved to Twin Falls, Idaho where she attended school. LaVerne married Arnold J. Eacker on November 22, 1936. They made their home in Twin Falls where they raised their four boys.

LaVerne was a LPN and worked at Magic Valley Memorial Hospital for 32 years. She made porcelain dolls and many other ceramics. She knitted, crocheted, sewed and did all kinds of hand crafts. Her collections were numerous, especially her frog collection that the family always added to.

She is survived by her four sons: Jack A. Eacker (Gloria) of Kimberly; Arthur L. Eacker (Janice) of Nampa; Paul D. Eacker (Shirley) of Kimberly and Steven D. Eacker (Linda) of Buhl. She is also survived by 8 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren.

LaVerne will be greatly missed by family, friends, neighbors and all who called her “Grandma”. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Arnold; two sisters; three brothers and one granddaughter.

A celebration of LaVerne’s life will be held as a graveside service at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Sunset Memorial Park. A viewing for family and friends will take place from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. on Saturday morning at Reynolds Funeral Chapel, 2466 Addison Ave. East, Twin Falls.

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  • Peter Goertzen, Father
  • Helen Goertzen, Mother
  • Arnold Eacker, Husband
  • Jack Eacker, Son
  • Arthur Eacker, Son
  • Paul Eacker, Son
  • Steven Eacker, Son
  • LaVerne is also survived by 8 Grandchildren, 21 Great Grandchildren & 4 Great-Great Grandchildren

    She is preceded in death by 2 sisters, 3 brothers, and a granddaughter

  • Darren Eacker
  • Mark Eacker
  • Steven Eacker
  • Andrew Yurivilca
  • Marilyn Eacker, Honorary Bearer
  • Jana Staats, Honorary Bearer
  • Kimbra Turley, Honorary Bearer
  • Paula Vawser, Honorary Bearer
  • Sheri Burbank, Honorary Bearer


  • Viewing for Family and Friends Saturday, May 19, 2018
  • Graveside Service Saturday, May 19, 2018

LaVerne F. Eacker

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Kim Mc abe

May 16, 2018

My thoughts and prayers go out to the family I k ow how much you loved this beautiful lady.
LAVERNE you were such a inspiration to me I enjoyed Every minute I spent with you and all the stories you told me .You had beautiful dolls with names for all of them and u were so proud of them when u showed me .I sit here with a broken heart knowing u left us I wi ll lremember e the laughs we had I could go on and on about how wonderful you were but I know u are in heaven Laverne had told me one day when Jesus reaches his hand down she is going to take it so that is what happened .I love you forever and always my friend