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Published August 25, 2013, 12:00 AM

Robert "Butch" Eckert

Robert "Butch" Eckert, 64 of Fargo, died on Friday, August 23, 2013 at Sanford Health in Fargo.

Robert William Eckert was born in Fargo, ND on Sept 18, 1948 to Glenn Sr. and Wilma (Waterson) Eckert in Fargo. Bob grew up near Ayr, ND and graduated from high school there. He served in the Army from 1967 to 1971 and received two purple hearts. He lived in Fargo where he drove cab for Doyle Cab and delivered The Forum. He was a Green Bay Packer fan.

Robert "Butch" Eckert

Robert "Butch" Eckert, 64 of Fargo, died on Friday, August 23, 2013 at Sanford Health in Fargo.

Robert William Eckert was born in Fargo, ND on Sept 18, 1948 to Glenn Sr. and Wilma (Waterson) Eckert in Fargo. Bob grew up near Ayr, ND and graduated from high school there. He served in the Army from 1967 to 1971 and received two purple hearts. He lived in Fargo where he drove cab for Doyle Cab and delivered The Forum. He was a Green Bay Packer fan.

He is survived by his brothers, Glenn Jr. (Lorriane), Union, NH, Dave (Rhonda), Frazee, MN, James (Diane), Sioux Falls, SD and Roger (Sharleen), West Fargo, ND; uncle & aunt, Don (Betty) Eckert, Casselton, ND; aunt, Bessie Davis, East St. Louis, MO; several nieces and nephews and a special friend, Diep and her son, Haison.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation: Wednesday, August 28 from 5-8 pm at West Funeral Home, West Fargo and also one hour prior to the service on Thursday.

Funeral: Thursday, August 29 at 10:30 am at West Funeral Home Chapel, West Fargo.

Interment: Buffalo (ND) Cemetery.

Online: westfuneralhome.com

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