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Obituary: Delphine T. Eckrich

January 1, 1928 – July 5, 2022

Information provided by Smits Funeral Home

Delphine T. Eckrich, nee Myszkowski, age 94, late of Valparaiso, formerly of Highland, IN, passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 5, 2022. Loving wife of the late John H. “Jack” Eckrich. Devoted mother of Sherry (Vern), Larry (late Barb), Pam (Tom), Terry (Denise), and Tina (Doug). Proud grandma of Randy, Ryan, Rodney, Greg, Holly, Angela, Terry, Amanda, John, Steven, Nick, Wesley, and the late Diana; great-grandma of Kayden, Nadia, Zeke, Cash, Izzy, Aria, Bianca, and Wyatt. Dearest sister of the Adelaide (late Frank) Nawoski, late Florian (late Marie) Myszkowski, Norbert “Sonny” (Dorothy) Mason. Kind aunt and great-aunt of many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her loving parents Stanley E. and Helen “Mimi” Myszkowski, nee Novak.

Visitation Monday, July 11, 2022, from 10 – 11 a.m. at Smits Funeral Home, James E. Janusz, Director 2121 Pleasant Springs Lane, Dyer, IN. Interment Oakland Memory Lanes Cemetery – Dolton, IL.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Calumet Humane Society, greatly appreciated.

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