Marcia Jean Shultz Eckl - June 6, 2017

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NEW BALTIMORE – Marcia Jean Shultz Eckl, born on May 4, 1951 in Rhinebeck; a resident of Hannacroix for the past thirty-five years; died unexpectedly on June 6, 2017: our beloved daughter, wife, mother and grandmother.

Survived by: mother Phyllis Beckwith Shultz; brother A. William Shultz and sisters Donna Shultz Stanley and Mary Shultz Briggs; husband of forty years James Eckl; son Lee Eckl and daughter Johanna Eckl Gill; and granddaughter Sarah Eckl.

Predeceased by: father Adelbert Shultz; granddaughter Elizabeth Eckl; and horse “Lenny”.

She was a graduate of the Vassar Brothers Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1971, and pursued a varied and honorable career in nursing for thirty-two years thereafter.

She was an accomplished equestrian competitor. She was also for many years a 4-H Club leader, and served on the Greene County Cooperative Extension Board of Directors.  

Funeral services will be held 11am on Thursday, June 15th at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena.  Burial will follow in Chestnut Lawn Cemetery, New Baltimore. Friends may call at the Babcock Funeral Home on Wednesday from 4 to 7pm. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations in her memory, for the support of the Greene County Youth Fair horse show, to the Greene County Agricultural Society at P. O. Box 84, Greenville, NY 12083.