Eckhardt, Doris L., Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away on Tuesday, November 11, 2014, at MagnumCare of Saginaw. Age 97 years. Doris Whaley was born on October 13, 1917, in Saginaw to the late Arthur and Margaret (Miller) Whaley where she married Charles Eckhardt on June 25, 1938. He predeceased her on December 10, 1995. Prior to her retirement, she was employed at Saginaw Twp. Community Schools. Surviving is one son, Dennis (Janet) Eckhardt; grandchildren, Heidi and Brad Butzin, Holly Coone; nine great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great grandchildren. Funeral service will take place on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the Wakeman Funeral Home, Inc., 1218 N. Michigan Ave. James Rathbun will officiate with burial in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Friends are welcome to visit with the family at the Wakeman Funeral Home, Inc. on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service. Memorials may be given to Hospice Advantage of Bay City. Memories and sympathies of Doris may be shared with the family on her memorial website at