Cover photo for Beverly A. Eckert's Obituary
Beverly A. Eckert Profile Photo
1930 Beverly 2024

Beverly A. Eckert

November 5, 1930 — March 11, 2024

Bettendorf

Beverly Ann Beirne Eckert, 93, of Bettendorf, passed away peacefully at the Clarissa Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf, on March 11, 2024.  Funeral services and Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 am on Tuesday, March 19, 2024, at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 4097 18th St, Bettendorf, with visitation from 10 am until time of services.  The Mass will be livestreamed and viewed at www.facebook.com/sjvbett.  Private burial will be at National Cemetery, Rock Island Arsenal.  

 

Beverly was born November 5, 1930, in Watertown, SD, a daughter of Floyd and Bernice (Van Natta) Beirne, and raised in Herrin, IL.  She graduated from Herrin High School and Southern Illinois University with a BS in Education.  She married Paul L. Eckert on August 16, 1952, and they celebrated 68 years together at the time of his passing.

 

Beverly was actively involved in the community throughout her many years, enjoying Catholic Service Board, PEO (Chapter IB), reading voraciously, and loved playing bridge.

 

She was a mom to twins, grandma to twins, and great grandma to twins!  Her most important and favorite roles were being a wife and mother.  

 

Survivors include her children Marcia (Doug) Otte, Dallas, TX, Michael (Lisa) Eckert, Edina, MN, Sally (Don) Tourte, Clive, IA, Susan (Tom) Bush, Davenport; thirteen grandchildren; and twenty great grandchildren.

 

The family wishes to thank all the wonderful healthcare providers who assisted in Bev’s care, including the Fountains and the Clarissa Cook Hospice House.

 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Clarissa Cook Hospice House or the St. Joan of Arc Foundation for the construction of the new Catholic grade school in Bettendorf.

 

Online remembrances may be expressed at www.hmdfuneralhome.com
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Beverly A. Eckert, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, March 19, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

St. John Vianney Catholic Church

4097 18th St, Bettendorf, IA 52722

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

St. John Vianney Catholic Church

4097 18th St, Bettendorf, IA 52722

Livestream

Click to watch

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 1047

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree