John P. Eckman, age 41, died unexpectedly on February 15, 2020. Memorial services will be held at 4:30 PM on Sunday, February 23rd at Bethesda Church 38180 Hemmingway Ave. in North Branch with a visiting time from 3:00 PM until service time.
John Paul Eckman was born November 15, 1978 in Center City. When Johnny was about six and half years old his bicycle chain came off his bike. He got off of his bike and flipped it over and fixed it. He was working on bicycles ever since. As he got older, he started working on cars and continued his passion for them, even working on his car the day he died.
Johnny had the kindest heart. He would do anything for anyone. Johnny loved his family and his friends with all of his heart. Even if he did not see you often, you always knew he loved you. Johnny has always been best friends with his mom and sisters, Trisha and Amy. Johnny loved and cherished his children.
Johnny died unexpectedly on February 15, 2020 at the age of 41 years and 3 months. He is preceded in death by Grandma Amy and Grandpa Bruce Rude, Grandpa Vernon Eckman, Uncle Raymond Eckman, Uncle Trent Alexander and first cousin Travis Eckman.
He is survived by his Mama, Mona Wideen and Pa-Pa, Curt Wideen, Dad, Jeff Redmann; siblings, Trisha Redmann and Amy (Eric Pangerl) Redmann; children, Kayla, Kelci, Kiley, Aryona, Dana and Hailey.